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