With new local coronavirus lockdown measures now in place and Birmingham currently set at 'Tier 2' or 'high', people wearing face masks pass a bus shelter 'stay safe' sign in the city centre on 14th October 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. This is the first day of the new three tier system in the UK which has levels: 'medium', which includes the rule of six, 'high', which will cover most areas under current restrictions; and 'very high' for those areas with particularly high case numbers. Meanwhile there have been calls by politicians for a 'circuit breaker' complete lockdown to be announce

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With new local coronavirus lockdown measures now in place and Birmingham currently set at 'Tier 2' or 'high', people wearing face masks pass a bus shelter 'stay safe' sign in the city centre on 14th October 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. This is the first day of the new three tier system in the UK which has levels: 'medium', which includes the rule of six, 'high', which will cover most areas under current restrictions; and 'very high' for those areas with particularly high case numbers. Meanwhile there have been calls by politicians for a 'circuit breaker' complete lockdown to be announce

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