This map reveals the areas that could be at risk of entering the highest level of lockdown starting next week.
Boris Johnson is set to outline the new measures That will come into effect on December 3rd, this afternoon.
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The latest infection data for England shows that 169 of the 315 local authority areas saw a spike in cases in the past seven days through November 16.
PHE data shows that areas such as Hull in Yorkshire, Soil in Kent, East Lindsay in Lincolnshire, and Hartlepool in the Northeast are all expected to enter Level 3 as they have the highest infection rates in the country.
Our interactive map reveals the areas with the highest infection rates are dark red, while the lighter the color, the lower the number of cases per 100,000 population.
Level 3 is expected to include a ban on household mixing indoors or outdoors until the Christmas break, and only bars and restaurants are permitted to offer click-and-collect services for which weddings remain prohibited.
In a change from the previous tiered system, gyms are expected to be opened Level 3.
The government is expected to announce that families will be able to meet in “party bubbles” for five days over Christmas early in the prime minister.
A must for shoppers too Be able to buy gifts and goods on Main Street next month.
While most people will be able to prepare for Christmas, some will have to adhere to strict restrictions due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
On Thursday, the government is preparing to reveal the levels at which each local authority will be.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed this noon this will be announced Thursday during a session in the House of Commons – which he nearly attended.
He said the levels would be determined by a combination of infection rates over 65, positivity rates, the pressure individual NHS funds face and case detection rates.
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Data from PHE shows rates of coronavirus cases across England.
The numbers show, for the seven days through November 16, that Hull has the most infections and that West Suffolk has the fewest – with just 58.1 cases per 100,000.
Here are the 10 highest places in England per 100,000 cases
Hull – 699.4
East Lindsay – 572.2
Dudley – 532.7
Stoke-on-Trent – 529.7
Kirklees – 525.3
Seconds – 520.0
Audby Wigston – 510.4
Oldham – 499.8
Bradford – 491.5
Only last week was it revealed Many local authorities were looking to enter into strict restrictions Once the shutdown is lifted.
Plans to The fourth, tougher layer has been abandonedMatt Hancock said earlier today.
Most of the country is expected to revert to the more stringent Level 3 or High-stakes Level 2.
Level 2 will be enhanced and it is understood that pubs will only be allowed to serve alcoholic drinks alongside a ‘big meal’ and gamblers will only be able to eat indoors with the people they live with.
Bars in Level 3 will only be permitted to operate on a click and stack basis with no seats inside.
Data from the government’s coronavirus dashboard that calculates PHE data shows that Swale in Kent has 633.7 cases of the virus per 100,000 people.
Areas in southern England were previously subject to Tier 1 restrictions as cases remained low – but recent data shows that while Swale is not at the top of the list, it is not far from the rates seen in the northern parts of the country.
Hull still has the highest rate in England, with 1,817 new cases recorded in the seven days through 16 November.
Data from the Covid dashboard indicates it currently has 652.1 cases per 100,000.
This is lower than last week’s rates – which were at 754.5, and cases in the regions remain high.
East Lindsay came in third, with the rate increasing from 425.5 to 572.2, with 811 new cases.
Sowell and East Lindsay saw the largest weekly jump in prices, followed by Thani (up from 393.2 to 520.0, with 738 new cases) and Boston (up from 343.4 to 466.0, with 327 new cases).
The north of England was previously home to the majority of coronavirus infections, and experts had previously warned that the virus “was not just a problem in the north”.
Friday’s estimates from Sage indicated that northwest England currently has an R between 0.8 and 1.
The numbers released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) today revealed that cases are declining in the northwest.
Official figures said: “Over the past week, infection rates have continued to rise in London, eastern England and the southeast, but rates appear to be decreasing now in the Northwest and East Midlands.
The highest rates of Covid-19 infection remain in the Northwest, Yorkshire and the Humber.
The southern regions are also seeing an increase in cases.
Areas such as Thanet in Kent feature in the top ten of the most affected areas in the country.
It currently has 520 cases per 100,000 population – a sharp increase from the rates seen in the region last week when it was 393.2 cases per 100,000.
Official data also indicates that at the regional level – many parts of the north have seen a decrease in the number of cases.
Scotland had separate restrictions and had an average of 144 cases per 100,000, down 6 percent from last week.
Northern Ireland has 210 cases per 100,000 and the rate remains unchanged.
Wales also saw a 20 percent decrease and currently has 180 cases per 100,000.
The Northwest region also saw a decrease of 13 percent and currently has 334 cases per 100,000.
Yorkshire also saw a decrease of 5 percent and has 429 cases per 100,000.
All other regions saw an increase in cases; The Middle East is 15 percent, the Southwest is 12 percent, the Northeast is 11 percent, the East Midlands 7 percent, the East is 29 percent, London is 26 percent, and the Southeast is 34 percent.
Former hotspots like Leicester can again find themselves in the tightest restrictions, with 486.1 cases per 100,000, while Blackburn and Darwin also face severe restrictions with 470.3 cases per 100,000.
Boris Johnson will announce Levels to be applied In different regions of the country on Thursday, November 26th.
At the start of the pandemic, London had a large number of cases and cases had increased since early November.
The capital had previously faced Level 2 restrictions before the second national lockdown.
While cases in London have continued to rise since early November, there have been signs that the national lockdown is helping cases reach steady lines across the country.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged Londoners to continue to adhere to the restrictions to help fight the virus.
He said: “Now more than ever, it is imperative that we continue to follow the rules because we still have some very difficult months ahead in our battle against the virus.”
“ But I am glad to say that the end is finally on the horizon.
“We can see the light at the end of the tunnel because, with the positive news about vaccine filtration and the wonderful work of our scientists, we can take hope and optimism about the future and start planning for life after the virus.”