Coronavirus information LIVE: Watch Boris Johnson’s speech as easing of lockdown is ready to be stopped

MATT Hancock has introduced that folks from totally different households have been banned from assembly indoors throughout a big space of northern England after a pointy rise in Covid-19 instances.

The federal government introduced the measures at 9.16pm final night time, lower than three hours earlier than they took impact.

In the meantime, Leicester’s native lockdown was final night time partially lifted with pubs, eating places and hairdressers to reopen on Monday.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chief Medical Officer for England, Chris Whitty, are to carry a press convention at present at midday.

The UK dying toll stands at 46,084.

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