In full: Boris Johnson gives Downing Street press conference after new tier announcement

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Published on 26 Nov 2020, 17:56
Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke following this morning's tier announcement.

Under measures announced by Matt Hancock this morning London will enter Tier 2 along with Liverpool while Manchester, Birmingham, Hull, Newcastle and swathes of the North are set to face the toughest coronavirus restrictions. Only three areas - Cornwall, the Isle of Wight and Isles of Scilly placed into the lowest Tier 1 category.

Read more about the new tier system:

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