London, parts of Essex, and Hertfordshire will join northern England in Tier 3 lockdown on Wednesday, says Health Secretary Matt Hancock.( Subscribe: https :// C4_News_Subscribe)

Restaurants and saloons will close and be limited to selling simply takeaways and gives – according to the Tier 3 rules.

Hancock likewise announced a brand-new variant of coronavirus emerging in the community – suggesting it may be the reason behind the illnes spikes in these areas.

Today, there were 20,263 daily Covid occasions, and 232 daily recorded extinctions across the UK.

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