World West Yorkshire to go into tier 3 from Monday
'We won't break the law': Burnham would accept Tier 3 if imposed on Greater Manchester
Andy Burnham says he will keep to the law and "accept" Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions for Greater Manchester if the government imposes them. The region's mayor told Sky News it was ministers' "prerogative" to announce the measures, if negotiations over the next few hours end in stalemate.He and other local leaders have been given until midday today to reach an agreement on moving three million people into England's highest band of coronavirus controls.
West Yorkshire to be placed under strictest level of Covid restrictions from Monday.
This will mean there can be no mixing of households indoors or outdoors in private gardens.
The area, which is home to an estimated 2.3 million people, includes the cities of Leeds and Bradford.
Bradford currently has the highest rates in the county, with 483.5 cases per 100,000 of the population.
The neighbouring areas of South Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Lancashire are already under tier three restrictions.
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