World News – GB – West Yorkshire to be plunged into Level 3 lockdown from Monday


The towns and villages of West Yorkshire, including Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, will be subject to strict new coronavirus measures from Monday morning as the area of ​​battles causing Covid infections- 19

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The region, which includes Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, will be subject to the country’s toughest Covid-19 restrictions due to the change

Tonight’s decision plunges another 23 million people into the Level 3 lockdown – bringing the total number of people hit by the tightest restrictions in England to 11 million

Pubs and bars will now be forced to close in West Yorkshire unless they serve ‘substantial’ meals, along with a series of other restrictions

Casinos, betting houses and soft play areas are just a few of the businesses that will have to close, although gyms may remain open

In a joint statement, West Yorkshire Council leaders said the region was at a ‘critical time’ as the NHS now began to struggle to provide essential care

Judith Blake, head of Leeds City Council, said: « We will be upgrading to level 3 one minute after midnight

« This is a very difficult decision for us to make and we recognize the huge economic impact it will have, but the virus is at a stage where we need to take action »

Julian Hartley, managing director of Leeds University Hospitals, added: ‘The numbers have continued to rise over the past month and cases of the coronavirus have risen dramatically over the past month

« We are now beyond the peak position we were in in April – this has put additional strain on our staff

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World news – GB – West Yorkshire will be plunged into a level 3 lockdown from Monday



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