The Government has confirmed that both Cheshire East and West boroughs will move up to Tier 3 for coronavirus restrictions following Christmas.
Both boroughs, along with Warrington, had been in Tier 2 for Covid rules since the second national lockdown ended on December 2. But infection rates have risen in all three boroughs – with Cheshire West council leader Cllr Louise Gittins previously warning that the rules in Cheshire could soon be tightened.
And that is exactly what was confirmed by Health Secretary Matt Hancock at a briefing this afternoon, December 23.
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