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.
Here is a breakdown of the areas under each level of the new alert system.
Liverpool City Region– Liverpool– Knowsley– Wirral– St Helens– Sefton– Halton
Cheshire– Cheshire West and Chester– Cheshire East
Greater Manchester– Manchester– Bolton– Bury– Stockport– Tameside– Trafford– Wigan– Salford– Rochdale– Oldham
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
All other areas in England.