Government updates list of areas moving to level ‘high’ amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

Government updates list of areas moving to level ‘high’ amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department of Health and Social Care has updated its list of areas moving from local alert level ‘medium’ to local alert level ‘high’ from 12:01 am on 31 October 2020 amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For certain towns in Yorkshire and the Humber, the West and East Midlands, East of England and the South East, measures will be in place to ensure people do not meet with anybody outside their household or support bubble in any indoor space. The measures will also prevent people form meeting in groups of six or more people outside, including gardens and other open spaces, and they also require people to reduce their number of journeys where possible. The measures will be considered every 14 days to assess whether they are still required.

The measures will apply to the following towns:

• Yorkshire and the Humber

o East Riding of Yorkshire

o Kingston-Upon-Hull

o North East Lincolnshire

o North Lincolnshire

• West Midlands

o Dudley

o Staffordshire

o Telford and Wrekin

• East Midlands

o Amber Valley

o Bolsover

o Derbyshire Dales

o Derby City

o South Derbyshire

o High Peak (whole of)

o Charnwood

• East of England

o Luton

• South East

o Oxford City

Source: Local COVID alert level update: areas moving to 'high'

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