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12/30/2020, 4:40 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Over 75% of England's population to be in Tier 4 lockdown

United Kingdom Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock (pictured) announced on Wednesday that more areas in England will be placed under the Tier 4 set of restrictive measures from tomorrow in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

The Midlands, North East, along with parts of the North West and the South West will be subjected to the strictest possible lockdown, meaning that 78% of England's population will now live in areas covered by the Tier 4 measures.

Yesterday, the UK documented the largest daily number of new coronavirus infections since the pandemic started.

Breaking the News / MS