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London moves from Tier 1 to Tier 2

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From Saturday onwards, London will move into Tier 2 of the Covid restrictions, impacting millions of people across the capital.

Moving up from Tier 1 on Friday at 12am, the new rules mean that people will be banned from mixing households indoors, whether it is in a home or in a hospitality setting.

Pubs, restaurants and hotels will be able to stay open but only serve and host people in groups from the same household. The 10pm curfew also remains.

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Londoners have also been advised to avoid public transport and reduce the number of journeys they make where possible.

Health minister Helen Whately told London MPs of the decision during a call this morning.

The decision will devastate London’s hospitality businesses who are struggling to get back on their feet since the national lockdown was lifted in July.

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