Offbeat England: the authorities are introducing new restrictions
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new restrictions in hotspot clusters in New York. The decision has sparked backlash in the Orthodox Jewish community. Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning.The new measures also come amid the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, contributing the anger from some of those in the Orthodox community.Photos and videos of the Wednesday night protest showed crowds dancing in the street and waving campaign flags for President Donald Trump.
More than half of the English population is affected by these new measures which aim to fight against the spread of Covid-19.
Boris Johnson raises his voice. More than half of England's population, or around 28 million people, especially in London, have been living since Saturday, October 17 under new restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus. Reunions between family and friends from different homes are now banned indoors, in London and other areas of England, which have a total of 11 million people. The British capital and these areas thus join other regions which were already subject to this same type of restriction after having been classified by the authorities at the "high" level, the second level of a warning system which has three.
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The tightening of screws is even stronger in the Lancashire region (north-west), second after Liverpool to be classified in the "very high" alert level, due to a very high prevalence of the new coronavirus. Pubs that do not serve meals have been closed there since Saturday and private meetings are drastically restricted, with people from different households unable to meet either indoors or outdoors, except in a park or on the beaches. Across England, meetings of more than six people were already banned and pubs and restaurants are to close at 10 p.m. The Greater Manchester region (north-west) is also at risk of falling into the highest alert level, Prime Minister Boris Johnson having threatened local authorities on Friday to override their refusal to tighten restrictions there.
Boris Johnson is set to announce strict new coronavirus restrictions as hospital admissions exceed level seen at start of first UK lockdown
England is bracing itself for the rollout of strict new coronavirus measures as part of a new tiered system of local lockdowns.Johnson will unveil the plan to Members of Parliament this afternoon before explaining them to the nation in a televised press conference alongside his scientific advisers at 18:00 (BST.
The United Kingdom, the most bereaved country in Europe with more than 43,400 dead, suffers like the rest of the Continued a second wave of contaminations, with a total of nearly 690,000 positive cases. Favoring a local strategy, Boris Johnson excludes for the moment a new general confinement with disastrous economic consequences, recommended by his scientific advisers and demanded by the Labor opposition.
In Northern Ireland (1.9 million inhabitants), which like the other provinces of the country is defining its own response to the health crisis, pubs and restaurants closed for a month on Friday, while school holidays were extended to two weeks. In Wales, people coming from areas with a high prevalence of the virus elsewhere in the country have been banned from entry since Friday evening.
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