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London moved into high alert restrictions over the COVID-19 pandemic.

London moves into Tier 2 of the high COVID-19 alert level from midnight on October 16, 2020.

London moves into Tier 2 of the high COVID-19 alert level from midnight on October 16, 2020.The Government of the UK has organized a new three-tier system to help control the spread of COVID-19. It means that the whole country will be split into areas that are either Medium (tier-1), High (tier-2), or Very High (tier-3) depending on the level of COVID-19 cases in those areas.

London, Birmingham, and other UK cities are now at a high alert for COVID-19, as officials tighten people's restrictions. The alert level rose on October 16, 2020, as a part of the new system. The guidelines for a high alert level bans people from meeting in a group of more than six outside, including in a garden or other space.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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