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Detailed guide: Full list of local COVID alert levels by area

Department Of Health

October 21
14:17 2020

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in each local COVID alert level.

Local COVID alert level: medium

All areas in England are medium, apart from those listed below as high or very high.

Local COVID alert level: high

Cheshire

  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Cheshire East
  • Warrington

Cumbria

  • Barrow-in-Furness

Derbyshire

  • Chesterfield
  • Erewash
  • North East Derbyshire
  • High Peak ? the wards of:
    • Tintwistle
    • Padfield
    • Dinting
    • St Johns
    • Old Glossop
    • Whitfield
    • Simmondley
    • Gamesley
    • Howard Town
    • Hadfield South
    • Hadfield North

Durham

  • Durham

Essex

  • Basildon
  • Braintree
  • Brentwood
  • Castle Point
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Epping Forest
  • Harlow
  • Maldon
  • Rochford
  • Tendring
  • Uttlesford

Greater Manchester

From 23 October, Greater Manchester will be in local COVID alert level: very high. Find out what this will mean if you live, work or travel in Greater Manchester.

  • Manchester
  • Bolton
  • Bury
  • Stockport
  • Tameside
  • Trafford
  • Wigan
  • Salford
  • Rochdale
  • Oldham

Leicestershire

  • Leicester
  • Oadby and Wigston

London

  • All 32 boroughs plus the City of London

Nottinghamshire

  • Ashfield
  • Bassetlaw
  • Broxtowe
  • Gedling
  • Mansfield
  • Newark & Sherwood
  • Nottingham City
  • Rushcliffe

Northumberland

  • Northumberland

South Yorkshire

From 24 October, South Yorkshire will be in local COVID alert level: very high. Find out what this will mean if you live, work or travel in South Yorkshire.

  • Barnsley
  • Rotherham
  • Doncaster
  • Sheffield

Surrey

  • Elmbridge

Tees Valley

  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Darlington
  • Hartlepool

Tyne and Wear

  • Newcastle
  • South Tyneside
  • North Tyneside
  • Gateshead
  • Sunderland

York

  • York

West Midlands

  • Birmingham
  • Sandwell
  • Solihull
  • Wolverhampton
  • Walsall

West Yorkshire

  • Leeds
  • Bradford
  • Kirklees
  • Calderdale
  • Wakefield

Local COVID alert level: very high

Lancashire

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in Lancashire.

  • Blackpool
  • Blackburn with Darwen
  • Burnley
  • Chorley
  • Fylde
  • Hyndburn
  • Lancaster
  • Pendle
  • Preston
  • Ribble Valley
  • Rossendale
  • South Ribble
  • West Lancashire
  • Wyre

Liverpool City Region

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in the Liverpool City Region.

  • Liverpool
  • Knowsley
  • Wirral
  • St Helens
  • Sefton
  • Halton
Published 12 October 2020
Last updated 21 October 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect that from 24 October, South Yorkshire will be in 'local COVID alert level: very high'.

  2. Updated to reflect that from 23 October, Greater Manchester will be in 'local COVID alert level: very high'.

  3. Added that Lancashire will move to local COVID alert area: very high from 17 October.

  4. Added new local areas to the local COVID alert level: high list.

  5. First published.

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