In a statement to the Commons, the health secretary, Matt Hancock, warned that coronavirus is ‘on the offensive’, saying that deaths have doubled over the last 12 days.
Hancock also said that Lancashire would be moved into tier 3 – the very high coronavirus alert level.
‘Infection rates in Lancashire are among the highest rates in the country and are continuing to rise rapidly,’ the health secretary said. ‘Both the number of cases and number of hospital admissions are doubling almost every fortnight.’
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