Which local authorities have been categorised as ‘high’ and ‘very high’ risk?

Which local authorities have been categorised as ‘high’ and ‘very high’ risk?

Boris Johnson has announced a three-tier approach to coronavirus restrictions with all of England put into medium, high and very high risk categories.

The Prime Minister set out the simplified and standardised system in a bid to stem the surge in Covid-19 cases.

READ MORE: What do the three alert levels mean?

Here is a breakdown of the areas under each level of the new alert system.

Very high:

Liverpool City Region

– Liverpool

– Knowsley

– Wirral

– St Helens

– Sefton

– Halton

High:

Cheshire

– Cheshire West and Chester

– Cheshire East

Greater Manchester

– Manchester

– Bolton

– Bury

– Stockport

– Tameside

– Trafford

– Wigan

– Salford

– Rochdale

– Oldham

Warrington

– Warrington

Derbyshire

– High Peak – the wards of: Tintwistle, Padfield, Dinting, St John’s, Old Glossop, Whitfield, Simmondley, Gamesley, Howard Town, Hadfield South and Hadfield North

Lancashire

– Lancashire

– Blackpool

– Preston

– Blackburn with Darwen

– Burnley

West Yorkshire

– Leeds

– Bradford

– Kirklees

– Calderdale

– Wakefield

South Yorkshire

– Barnsley

– Rotherham

– Doncaster

– Sheffield

North East

– Newcastle

– South Tyneside

– North Tyneside

– Gateshead

– Sunderland

– Durham

– Northumberland

Tees Valley

– Middlesbrough

– Redcar and Cleveland

– Stockton-on-Tees

– Darlington

– Hartlepool

West Midlands

– Birmingham

– Sandwell

– Solihull

– Wolverhampton

– Walsall

Leicester

– Leicester

– Oadby and Wigston

Nottingham

– Nottinghamshire

– Nottingham City

Medium:

All other areas in England.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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