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Potential Half-Term 'Circuit Breaker'

Government scientific advisers have calculated a half-term “circuit breaker” lockdown would save thousands of lives by the end of the year, as pressure grows for a two-week shutdown.

The news comes as Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris Johnson to implement the reset, warning that otherwise Britain would “sleepwalk into a long and bleak winter”.

The Government’s post code checker is now up and running, click here to see which tier of covid-19 restrictions your area is under.