PM says virus 'contained not eradicated' as he sets out need for tiers

How MPs voted as new coronavirus restrictions passed by Commons

Boris Johnson said the goal of introducing the tiered system across England is to control the virus. The prime minister spoke at the start of a debate in which MPs will vote on whether they want to introduce the new tiered system in England tomorrow….

Tiers will be downgraded where infection rates drop, says minister

Tiers will be downgraded where infection rates drop, says minister

Tough new coronavirus restrictions are needed to “mitigate” the pandemic, but levels will be lowered in areas where the virus is retreating, Dominic Raab said. The Secretary of State told Sky’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday, “The reality is we want to get out of national…

PM warns of disastrous consequences for NHS without new tiers

What you need to know about the new tiers in England

Boris Johnson has warned there will be “disastrous consequences” for the NHS without the introduction of new layered coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends next week. The prime minister, facing a confrontation with his own MPs over the tough measures, urged the nation to…

What you need to know about the new tiers in England

What you need to know about the new tiers in England

At the end of the second national lockdown on December 2, a stricter system will be introduced in England, placing 99% of the country in the top two levels of restrictions. But when are the constraints reviewed and what is taken into account when determining…

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