Which Local Authorities Have Been Categorised As ‘High’ And ‘Very High’ Risk?

Updated: Oct 14

Boris Johnson has announced a three-tier approach to coronavirus restrictions with all of England put into medium, high and very high risk categories.

The Prime Minister set out the simplified and standardised system in a bid to stem the surge in Covid-19 cases.


READ MORE: What do the three alert levels mean?


Here is a breakdown of the areas under each level of the new alert system.

Very high:

  • Liverpool City Region

  • Liverpool

  • Knowsley

  • Wirral

  • St Helens

  • Sefton

  • Halton


High:

  • Cheshire

  • Cheshire West and Chester

  • Cheshire East

  • Greater Manchester

  • Manchester

  • Bolton

  • Bury

  • Stockport

  • Tameside

  • Trafford

  • Wigan

  • Salford

  • Rochdale

  • Oldham

  • Warrington

  • Warrington

  • Derbyshire

  • High Peak – the wards of: Tintwistle, Padfield, Dinting, St John’s, Old Glossop, Whitfield, Simmondley, Gamesley, Howard Town, Hadfield South and Hadfield North

  • Lancashire

  • Lancashire

  • Blackpool

  • Preston

  • Blackburn with Darwen

  • Burnley

  • West Yorkshire

  • Leeds

  • Bradford

  • Kirklees

  • Calderdale

  • Wakefield

  • South Yorkshire

  • Barnsley

  • Rotherham

  • Doncaster

  • Sheffield

  • North East

  • Newcastle

  • South Tyneside

  • North Tyneside

  • Gateshead

  • Sunderland

  • Durham

  • Northumberland

  • Tees Valley

  • Middlesbrough

  • Redcar and Cleveland

  • Stockton-on-Tees

  • Darlington

  • Hartlepool

  • West Midlands

  • Birmingham

  • Sandwell

  • Solihull

  • Wolverhampton

  • Walsall

  • Leicester

  • Leicester

  • Oadby and Wigston

  • Nottingham

  • Nottinghamshire

  • Nottingham City


Medium:

  • All other areas in England.


Published: 12/10/2020 by Radio NewsHub

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