Northamptonshire could be heading for a split in the northwest if the government announces its final review of the stage today

Health Secretary Matt Hancock will address Parliament at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday afternoon at 30 p.m., just eight days after the entire county was ranked Tier 3 in response to the discovery of a faster-spreading variant of the virus

It is expected to confirm that millions more people across the country will face tighter restrictions due to the rise in coronavirus cases

Official figures from last night showed a record of 588 new positive Covid-19 tests in Northamptonshire during the last 24 hours to 4pm on May 28th December with more than 2500 in the previous week

Northampton, South Northants and Daventry, which will form the new unit body of West Northants from April 2021, have seen a sharp increase in the weekly rate of positive tests per 100 over the last month000 people registered

However, prices in the new North Northants area in Kettering, Corby and East Northants remain more manageable

Wellingborough was also seeing big gains before Christmas but has been recovering in the last few days This is based on figures published on the government’s Covid dashboard

Lucy Wightman, Public Health Director, has recognized the possibility of different areas in Northamptonshire being divided into different tiers

She recently said: “If further restrictions need to be applied, I hope that we can do so in the areas where it is most needed, rather than taking a whole-of-government approach”

“We saw other areas split up so I’m sure they’ll consider what’s best

“You are trying to understand human geography So if you see a lot of commuting in and out of different areas, you may choose to apply restrictions across an entire county because you don’t see how to control the rates in different areas “

Prime Minister Boris Johnson chaired a meeting Tuesday night ahead of today’s announcement of the winter plan

The number of NHS beds occupied by Covid-19 patients in England on Tuesday was 21787 – opposite 20426 on Monday, an increase from 1361 in a single day

Five of the seven NHS regions are currently reporting record numbers of hospitalized patients, including the Midlands, which includes Northamptonshire

Milton Keynes was one of the three neighboring areas that were ranked Tier 4 before Christmas, but the number of new cases has continued to rise, reaching May 23 December 900

Nearby Bedford, which also escalated to Tier 4 – closing unnecessary stores and limiting yourself to mixing with just one other person outside your household and only outdoors – rose to 627

Northamptonshire’s same day rate was 309, using confirmed data from Public Health England, but 382 in Northampton and 3757 in South Northants

In the past six days, another 2200 new positive tests reported, increasing the pressure for further action

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Source: https://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/health/coronavirus/when-next-covid-tiers-announcement-and-where-will-northamptonshire-wind-3081107