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26 places now have a higher Covid infection rate than Bolton did three weeks ago - but all their pubs are still open

Bolton did when its pubs were ordered to close - but none of them have been hit with the same tough lockdown rule.

Pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes across the borough were forced to shut on September 8 as the number of coronavirus cases soared.At the time the announcement was made, the most recent 7-day infection rate for Bolton was 128.3 cases per 100,000 people.However, the latest figures published on Monday afternoon show that 26 areas in England now have a higher proportion of cases than

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Covid-19.The Tory backlash to further lockdown restrictions emerged during a lengthy coronavirus debate in the House of Commons.Former minister Sir Desmond Swayne claimed it was a "sacking offence" for Government' scientists to warn how 200 or more people in the UK could die each day by mid-November if the current rate of infection was not halted.He also questioned if the Prime Minister has been "abducted by Dr Strangelove and reprogrammed by the Sage over to the dark side" - a reference to the
China are under lockdown after a 3-year-old boy has infected with the bubonic plague. Doctors confirmed the infection of the child from Menghai county, Yunnan, on Sunday (September 27).The boy had been tested on Thursday but confirmation was delayed because he had already been given antibiotics, which made diagnosis difficult in initial samples.

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