Coronavirus: Tougher restrictions for areas of England and Italy off safe travel list

More than half of England’s population will be living under the two highest coronavirus restrictions from this weekend. London, Essex, York and parts of Surrey, Derbyshire and Cumbria are facing

tougher measures from Saturday after being moved up to Tier 2. Under this “high” alert level, there is a ban on households mixing indoors, including in pubs and restaurants. Here’s a reminder of what the different alert levels mean.

BBC News