Tempers flare over new UK Covid rules, as PM warns ‘we must act now’

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Tempers flare over new UK Covid rules, as PM warns ‘we must act now’




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PM faces doubt and frustration over new three-tier system that splits England into risk zones

Boris Johnson warned northern leaders that a failure to agree tougher coronavirus restrictions within days would be “unforgivable” as he faced doubt and frustration over a new system designed to prevent the “inexorable” spread of Covid-19.

The prime minister unveiled a three-tier system splitting England into medium risk (tier 1), high risk (tier 2), and very high risk (tier 3) areas. Under the new rules, nearly a third of the country – more than 17 million people – face localised curbs.

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