8 Jun 2021

Tougher Covid restrictions advised for millions in north-west England

North of England Correspondent

Millions more people will be living in areas covered by England’s ‘minimal travel’ list, as the government urged people in Greater Manchester and most of Lancashire to limit their movements in and out of the area, as the Delta variant continues to surge. The number of weekly Covid cases in the UK has risen by 60 per cent, with more than 6,000 cases in the last 24 hours alone.