FROM Thursday 31 December 2020, the midlands, north-east, parts of the north-west and parts of the south-west are among those escalated to tier 4 coronavirus restrictions, with almost all remaining areas escalated to tier 3.
For the full list of local authority areas moving to tiers 3 and 4 and for more information, please click here.
The full list of local restriction tiers by area is available here.
You can check to see what tier your local area is in by clicking here.
Tier 4: stay at home
Guidance has been updated to explain what you can and cannot do in areas with a very rapidly rising level of infections, where tighter restrictions are in place.
Updates include: updates to clarify ‘Work and volunteering’; under 'Travelling to a tier 4 area from a tier 1, 2 or 3 area', added a legally permitted reason to travel: 'to provide emergency assistance, and to avoid injury or illness, or to escape a risk of harm (such as domestic abuse)' and 'Where necessary, you can travel through a tier 3 and tier 4 areas as a part of a longer journey'. For more information, click here.