What time is Boris Johnson's statement and what is he going to say?

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to announce tough new lockdown rules for the country today as coronavirus case, hospitalisations and deaths continue to rise.

Widely leaked plans are expected to see Mr Johnson announce a three-tier lockdown system today which will replace all current local and national lockdown rules.

– What is happening?

Different parts of the country will be split up into “medium”, “high” or “very high” local coronavirus alert areas under the new system Boris Johnson is expected to announce on Monday.

It comes after the Prime Minister held a telephone conference with Cabinet colleagues on Sunday to discuss the situation and ongoing negotiations with local leaders in the north of England.

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