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Rushcliffe to move into Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions

Rushcliffe to move into Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions

The northern English town of Warrington will move into the toughest level of coronavirus restrictions from Tuesday, the British government announced Monday.

After discussions between the government and the council leaders, the new measures will take effect at one minute after midnight on Thursday, October 29, after the talks crisis.

The alert system comprises three levels: "Medium", "High" and "Very High" with the level being decided according to local infection rates.

Under the measures, all pubs and bars will also be forced to close unless they are serving substantial meals.

Ashfield, Mansfield, Newark & Sherwood, and Bassetlaw all remain within Level 2 restrictions and have avoided the most stringent measures from the government.

Nottinghamshire Live has gathered questions and answers about what the new rules change here, including travel and meeting other people.

"We have agreed a support package created to help businesses while boosting efforts to control the virus locally and will not hesitate to take similar action in any area of the country if infection rates continue to rise".

Specific further measures in these areas of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will be announced on Tuesday.

The government said there were 20,890 more lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom as of 9am on Monday.

According to calculations by the PA news agency, the rate of new cases of Covid-19 in south Staffordshire was 364.7 per 100,000 people in the seven days to October 23, up from a rate of 172.5 in the seven days to October 16.

"Complete steps will be outlined as soon as possible. Please remember, now is the time for us all to work together to get this virus under control".