More than two thirds of people in England are being forced into stricter coronavirus rules next week despite living in unaffected areas, because some parts of the country can’t keep the virus under control. Around 38million residents will be lumped into lockdown as the nation is told to ‘limit social contact’ and face fines or police action if they meet in groups of more than six people, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday. One Conservative MP said it was unfair to take such a ‘broad brush’ approach that pulled together people in at-risk inner city areas with those living in the spaced-out countryside. Local authority data reveals that 65 per cent (210 out of 320) of councils have a rate of coronavirus cases below 20 per 100,000, the level at which the Government considers quarantine measures for foreign countries. And an analysis of postcode data by The Telegraph shows 75 per cent – or 5,157 areas – have a rate below 20 per 100,000. The UK’s coronavirus outbreak is mostly being driven by cases in hotspots including Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Birmingham and Leicester, with many area are in local lockdown measures or receiving extra Government support. Hundreds of towns and villages all over… Read full this story
- Texas Republicans Fail to Kick a Million People off Food Stamps After Trying for a Year
- China Is Using U.S. 'War On Terror' Rhetoric To Justify Detaining 1 Million People
- 100 years ago, the flu killed 50 million people worldwide. Here's how it affected Utah
- China’s Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced Labor
- Climate gentrification: Is sea rise turning Miami high ground into a hot commodity?
- One in six children throughout America live in fear of hunger
- World’s wealthiest people made $2.5B a day in 2018
- Enough is enough: Tenants join landlord in Bay Area exodus
- Best cities to live in every state in the US for quality of life
- How safe are Seattle’s high-rises? New study predicts stronger earthquake shaking
Revealed: How 38 MILLION people in low or no Covid areas are being forced to live under stricter rules because of the small pockets of Britain with rising infection rates have 314 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at September 10, 2020. This is cached page on Drudgereport. If you want remove this page, please contact us.