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Britain mulls tighter lockdowns on northern England

Reuters | London | Updated: 15-10-2020 12:03 IST | Created: 15-10-2020 11:58 IST
Britain mulls tighter lockdowns on northern England
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Tighter COVID-19 lockdowns could be imposed on more parts of northern England by the British government on Thursday and Health Secretary Matt Hancock will address parliament, a minister said.

Asked on Sky if Manchester and parts of Lancashire would be placed into tier three, the highest level of local lockdown, junior business minister Nadhim Zahawi said:

"Well, as I say, I'm not going to speculate. Matt Hancock is going to make a statement to parliament as to where we are at but you can clearly see the numbers."



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