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24 November 2020, 12:36 | Updated: 24 November 2020, 12:47
When will England's new tiers be announced and what tier will I be in after lockdown?
Boris Johnson announced on Monday England will be returning to a three-tier system when lockdown ends on December 2.
Areas in England will be divided into tier 1, tier 2 or tier 3 depending on a number of factors, including detection rates in all age groups and infection rates.
While we have been told what the rules will be in each tier, people are yet to be told which tier their local area falls in.
England's new tiers are set to be announced on Thursday, November 26.
This comes three days after the Prime Minister laid out the new regulations for each tier.
Until Thursday, it is not certain which areas will be put into tier 1, 2 or 3.
However, data from Public Health England – collected from the seven days to November 16 – shows the areas with the highest COVID cases per 100,000 people.
These 'hotspots' could potentially fall into tier 3.
Hull - 699.4 cases per 100,000
East Lindsey - 572.2 cases per 100,000
Hartlepool - 550.9 cases per 100,000
Dudley - 532.7 cases per 100,000
Stoke-on-Trent - 529.7 cases per 100,000
Kirklees - 525.3 cases per 100,000
Thanet - 520.0 cases per 100,000
Oadby and Wigston - 510.4 cases per 100,000
Oldham - 499.8 cases per 100,000
Bradford - 491.5 cases per 100,000
Hull in Yorkshire, Swale in Kent, East Lindsey in Lincolnshire and Hartlepool in the North East are all expected to go into tier 3 as they currently have the highest infection rates.
Of course, this information does not strictly mean these areas will enter into tier 3, or that other areas won't also go into tier 3.