The local lockdown which affects Greater Manchester and other areas started at midnight, 30 July 2020.
The government is legally obliged to formally review the arrangements by 19 August but had said it would look at the numbers on 6 August.
On 7 August, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that Greater Manchester’s local lockdown will continue.
Under the new lockdown restrictions, pubs and restaurants will remain open but two households will no longer be allowed to mix indoors. The restriction extends to cafes, shops, places of worship, community centres, leisure and entertainment venues.
People living in the lockdown zones can still continue to meet in outdoor public spaces in groups of up to six people. They will still be required to socially distance.
We will have to review the situation week by week, but don’t worry – we will be back: