Like the first lockdown, Boris Johnson reassured people that supermarkets and other essential stores will remain open everywhere.
The second nationwide lockdown goes into effect at 12:01 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, and is expected to last four weeks, until Wednesday, December 2.
The plan is then to relax the restrictions and turn them into “local lockdowns”.
North Lincolnshire entered a Level 2 lockdown just hours before yesterday’s announcement.
Updates will appear in the blog below.