Prime Minister: New Local COVID Alert Levels
Prime Minister announces new local COVID Alert Levels
Yesterday, the Prime Minister set out how the government will further simplify and standardise local rules by introducing a three-tiered system of local COVID Alert Levels in England – medium, high and very high.
Further information on what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in each of the local COVID Alert Levels can be found using the links below:
These rules will apply from 00:01 on Wednesday 14 October. Current local guidance must be followed until this time.
The government has prioritised ensuring all children can attend school safely, to support their wellbeing and education and help working parents and guardians. The tiers of restriction for education and childcare, summarised in annex 3 of the Contain Framework and in guidance on higher education, are not in scope of the Local COVID Alert Level framework. Decisions on any restrictions necessary in education or childcare settings are taken separately on a case-by-case basis in the light of local circumstances, including information about the incidence and transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19).