Coronavirus: This is Covid lockdown tiers for Hampshire including Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Rushmoor, Test Valley, East Hampshire, New Forest and Isle of Wight – Portsmouth News

Boris Johnson, the prime minister, announced the return to the system in the House of Commons on November 23.

However the three-tiered system will be stricter, the PM said.

The old tiers of ‘medium’, ‘high’ and ‘very high’ alert levels will return after the lockdown ends on December 2.

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Live updates as government announces Portsmouth will be in Tier 2

Pubs will be stay open until 11pm this time in Tier 1 and Tier 2 – but will have to serve alcohol with a substantial meal in the ‘high’ level areas. In Tier 3 they will only be allowed to serve takeaways.

Gyms and non-essential shops will be allowed to reopen.

Fans will be allowed to return to sport stadiums both indoor and outdoor in Tier 1 and Tier 2.

The new lockdown tiers were announced on Thursday.

We have listed which tier all Hampshire areas will be in come December 2 below.

The tiers will be reviewed by the government by December 16.

If these tiers are changed we will update them on this page.

Tier 1 (Medium) – Isle of Wight

Tier 2 (High) – Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Basingstoke, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Rushmoor, Test Valley, Eastleigh, East Hampshire, New Forest

Tier 3 (Very High) – None in Hampshire

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