New coronavirus restrictions are being brought in to Liverpool City Region from this weekend.
Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral, along with Warrington, will be brought in line with the latest measures announced on Monday in the north east.
From 00.01 Saturday 3 October, residents must not meet anyone outside their household or bubble in any indoor setting, including private homes and gardens. These measures will be enforceable by law and subject to fines.
It is also recommended people do not meet with anyone outside their household or bubble in outdoor public spaces, such as parks and outdoor hospitality.
Schools and COVID-secure settings are not affected and remain open. Residents in these areas are also advised to only travel for essential reasons, such as going to work, or school and are encouraged to walk or cycle where possible.
This information is taken from www.gov.uk/coronavirus published at 5.04pm on Thursday 1 October. We are awaiting more detailed information and when we receive this we will update this page. Please check back regularly.