Covid: Greater Manchester to move to tier 3 restrictions from Friday

Credit: BBC Local News- Published on October 20, 2020
BBC Local News: Manchester -- Boris Johnson says he "regrets" a deal over financial support could not be reached with local leaders.
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Published on October 19, 2020 -  00:43
Greater Manchester faces coronavirus ultimatum
The Government has given local leaders in Greater Manchester until midday onTuesday to agree stringent new coronavirus controls. Communities SecretaryRobert Jenrick said the deteriorating public health situation in the regionmeant action to curb the spread of the disease was needed. Mayor Andy Burnhamearlier said that they still wanted agreement on a financial support packagebefore agreeing to go into the highest, Tier 3 restrictions.

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