Live briefing from Downing Street on coronavirus latest

A live briefing from Downing Street updates the country on the latest changes in the coronavirus, two weeks after England was placed in a second national lockdown.

There are still two weeks to go before the rules are lifted, and there is no indication of what will replace them.

The government wants to bring back a tiered system of rules, but it seems likely they will be much tougher than before.

It is also speculated that the rules could be lifted for three to five days over Christmas to allow families to celebrate.

Two weeks after the start of the lockdown, the country should start to see infection rates drop – if the rules take effect.

In most areas in England (232 out of 315) the number of cases has increased in the seven days to 13 November.

Hull continues to have the highest rate in England, with 1,976 new cases recorded in the seven days to November 13 – the equivalent of 760.6 cases per 100,000 people.

This is slightly higher than 731.8 cases per 100,000 in the seven days to November 6.

Hartlepool has the second highest rate, rising sharply from 407.8 to 596.8, with 559 new cases.

Swale is in third place, where the rate has increased from 284.5 to 589.7, with 885 new cases.

Areas with the greatest week-to-week jumps include Boston (up from 233.7 to 470.3, with 330 new cases); Thanet (up from 290.3 to 520.0, with 738 new cases); and East Lindsey (up from 347.9 to 554.6, with 786 new cases).

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