Liverpool to go into strictest tier of new lockdown system
Pubs, bars, gyms are all expected to close for six months
Liverpool City council has been told that the City region will be going into the strictest tier of the UK’s new lockdown system due to rising coronavirus cases.
With Liverpool’s current cases of 600 per 100,000 individuals, BBC has predicted that all pubs will be forced to shut in the new lockdown restrictions which will be announced in Monday’s speech.
Further predictions include pubs which serve “substantial food” will be allowed to stay open, alongside universities and schools.
EXCL: Livepool City Region headed for TIER 3 lockdown.
Measures expected to include:
– pubs, gyms, casinos, bookies CLOSED
– restaurants OPEN
– could last 6 MONTHS, but with monthly reviews
Understand local leaders have agreed this in principle but await PM's official sign-off.
— Paul Brand (@PaulBrandITV) October 11, 2020
Being in the strictest tier of the new restrictions will mean a complete ban on households mixing both indoors and outdoors.
These restrictions will be reviewed monthly, and the government stress that these restrictions are still being finalised with local leaders and that these could change.
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