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LIVE: updates after new three-tier Covid system is announced

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LIVE: updates after new three-tier Covid system is announced

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - A new three-tier strategy of local lockdown measures for England has been announced by Boris Johnson in efforts to curb rising Covid-19 rates
  • - Different areas of England will be split up into medium, high and very high alert levels
  • - These areas will be subject to the same national measures which currently apply across the country including a 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants and the 'rule of six'
  • - BCP area has had 1,829 cases of Covid overall
  • - The rest of Dorset has had 1,017
  • - Public Health Dorset is urging people to 'act now' to prevent the spread of Covid-19
  • - Cases have been confirmed in a number of schools across the area
  • - A Bournemouth nursery has closed after staff and a baby tested positive for coronavirus