More than 95% of England remains in either Tier 2 or 3, which prohibits indoor get-togethers with anyone outside of your bladder

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The measures are reviewed every two weeks and depend on the infection rate, the local hospital situation and other variables

More than 95% of England remains in either Tier 2 or 3, which prohibits being with anyone outside of your bladder

However, the recent announcement in the House of Commons suggests that more local resignations may be introduced in the future

For example, Waverly, whose MP is Jeremy Hunt, is the only area in Surrey spared Tier 3 measures It has the lowest infection rates in the county

Cornwall, the Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly have been in Tier 1 since the end of the second national lockdown in England in early December

Herefordshire was the only area in the country to drop from Tier 2 to the lowest level after the Minister of Health announced the results of a nationwide government inspection in the House of Commons on Thursday

Matt Hancock said Bristol and North Somerset will also pull down over the weekend, but from Tier 3 to Tier 2

A total of around 900000 people live under Tier 1 measures before Christmas starts

At the lowest level, the rule of six applies both indoors and outdoors The pubs can stay open until 11 p.m., with the last orders being made one hour in advance

Herefordshire health chiefs said the county’s infection rates were “low compared to others” and people’s compliance with Covid-19 measures, such as wearing face masks, “helped reduce transmission”

The latest government infection data showed the county’s 7-day case rate was 55 per 100000 people with 106 new cases was

The review used several criteria to help make decisions about whether areas should move levels, including detection rates, especially in the more vulnerable over 60s, whether transfer rates went up or down, what percentage of tests were positive and which Pressure on hospital beds

Despite the descent, Dr Before a holiday break, Rebecca Howell-Jones, Acting Director of Public Health for Herefordshire, urged people to “protect their family and friends, especially the elderly or the vulnerable” “”

“The decisions we all make now will affect us and the entire community in the coming weeks and months,” she said

Dr Howell-Jones added, “I want to thank the residents of Herefordshire for their fantastic efforts in following Covid-19 guidelines and helping to reduce the transmission of the virus

“Although the county has moved into Tier 1, it’s so important that everyone continues to abide by the rules and go that extra mile to ensure that Covid-19 rates are kept as low as possible and most importantly that we protect our loved ones

“The virus is still in our communities and infection rates can accelerate very quickly when people relax their behavior

“Social distancing, wearing face-covering in most indoor public spaces outside of the home, and regular hand washing are just as important today as they were at the height of the pandemic

“Following the guidelines is vital if we are to prevent January and February cases from spiking”

In Wales, the country will be nationwide lockdown for the third time after Christmas and non-essential stores will be closed nationwide, although the recent increase in cases is related to more populous southern areas

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