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New national restrictions to tackle the spread of COVID-19 announced

November 1, 2020 7:28 PM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Coronavirus graphicThe Prime Minister has announced that there will new national restrictions to tackle the spread of COVID-19 from Thursday 5th November, for a period of four weeks.

Bars, restaurants and leisure venue will closes. Takeaways can continue to trade.
Schools, Universities and essential shops will remain open.

Information on the new restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available, has been published by the government here