UK coronavirus: government denies 'tier-plus system' after Nottinghamshire says it is facing extra controls – as it happened

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Brighton and Hove is “very close” to the threshold where an escalation to tier 2 measures would be considered, the chair of the city’s health & wellbeing board has said.

Sue Shanks added: “It’s sensible for Brighton & Hove to start to plan for a move to tier 2 (high alert level) and think about what that would mean to all aspects of life.

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