Covid-19 trend suggests younger people could avoid future lockdowns

Preston has 'don't kill granny' message after latest lockdown

Older people appear to be voluntarily shielding from the spread of Covid-19 with figures showing new infections are mainly confined to younger adults. Experts are now suggesting more mature citizens should be covered by any future restrictions while younger people continue to work – avoiding…

Government updating local lockdowns in England on Thursday

Government updating local lockdowns in England on Thursday

Officials will meet on Thursday to decide whether local lockdowns should continue in England, as the Government confirmed it will compensate those who have to self isolate with payments of up to £182. The next announcement on restrictions in parts of Greater Manchester, east Lancashire…

Local lockdowns to stay in place in Leicester and North

Local lockdowns to stay in place in Leicester and North

Restrictions on household gatherings in parts of the North West, West Yorkshire, East Lancashire and Leicester will continue, the Department of Health said. The latest data does not show a decrease in the number of cases per 100,000 people in the area and shows a…

Government expected to give update on local lockdowns

Government expected to give update on local lockdowns

The Government is expected to make an announcement today on the status of the local lockdown measures in the North West of England and Leicester. Measures banning mixing between households were due for review on Thursday, a week after they were brought in for residents…

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