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LIVE: Tier 2 confirmed for Dorset as senior medical figures to give coronavirus update

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LIVE: Tier 2 confirmed for Dorset as senior medical figures to give coronavirus update

By Josie Klein

Last updated:

    - Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of the national lockdown
  • - Each area will be placed into one of three tiers when the country exits national lockdown on December 2
  • - Prior to the second lockdown, Dorset was in Tier 1
  • - 82 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Dorset in the 24-hours up to 4pm on Wednesday, November 25
  • - The Department of Health said decisions on tier levels would be based on a number of factors, including case detection rates in all age groups and, in particular, amongst the over 60s