Manchester could be placed under the strictest Tier 3 coronavirus measures from next week as the Government looks to curb rising infections in the city.
But how does it compare to Nottingham's cases, and how close are we to also entering these 'very high alert' measures?
The tightest rules, which are currently in force in Liverpool and Lancashire - Manchester's neighbours - mean households cannot mix indoors or outdoors and pubs must close if they do not sell food.
The Government was expected to impose the Tier 3 measures in Manchester on Friday, but backlash from the region's mayor, Andy Burnham, led to a delay in any official announcement.
However, Boris Johnson did that he
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