Guidance

Full list of local COVID alert levels by area

The areas in England listed as local COVID alert level high and local COVID alert level very high.

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in each local COVID alert level.

Local COVID alert level: medium

All areas in England are medium, apart from those listed below as high or very high.

Local COVID alert level: high

Berkshire

  • Slough

Cheshire

  • Cheshire East
  • Cheshire West and Chester

Cumbria

  • Barrow-in-Furness

Derbyshire

  • Chesterfield
  • Erewash
  • High Peak ‒ the wards of:
    • Tintwistle
    • Padfield
    • Dinting
    • St John’s
    • Old Glossop
    • Whitfield
    • Simmondley
    • Gamesley
    • Howard Town
    • Hadfield South
    • Hadfield North
  • North East Derbyshire

Durham

  • Durham

Essex

  • Basildon
  • Braintree
  • Brentwood
  • Castle Point
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Epping Forest
  • Harlow
  • Maldon
  • Rochford
  • Tendring
  • Uttlesford

Leicestershire

  • Leicester
  • Oadby and Wigston

London

  • All 32 boroughs plus the City of London

Nottinghamshire

  • Ashfield
  • Bassetlaw
  • Broxtowe
  • Gedling
  • Mansfield
  • Newark & Sherwood
  • Nottingham City
  • Rushcliffe

Northumberland

  • Northumberland

North Yorkshire

  • York

Staffordshire

  • Stoke-on-Trent

Surrey

  • Elmbridge

Tees Valley

  • Darlington
  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • Stockton-on-Tees

Tyne and Wear

  • Gateshead
  • Newcastle
  • North Tyneside
  • South Tyneside
  • Sunderland

West Midlands

  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • Sandwell
  • Solihull
  • Walsall
  • Wolverhampton

West Yorkshire

  • Bradford
  • Calderdale
  • Kirklees
  • Leeds
  • Wakefield

Local COVID alert level: very high

Cheshire

  • Warrington

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in Warrington from 27 October.

Greater Manchester

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in Greater Manchester.

  • Bolton
  • Bury
  • Manchester
  • Oldham
  • Rochdale
  • Salford
  • Stockport
  • Tameside
  • Trafford
  • Wigan

Lancashire

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in Lancashire.

  • Blackburn with Darwen
  • Blackpool
  • Burnley
  • Chorley
  • Fylde
  • Hyndburn
  • Lancaster
  • Pendle
  • Preston
  • Ribble Valley
  • Rossendale
  • South Ribble
  • West Lancashire
  • Wyre

Liverpool City Region

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in the Liverpool City Region.

  • Halton
  • Knowsley
  • Liverpool
  • Sefton
  • St Helens
  • Wirral

South Yorkshire

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in South Yorkshire.

  • Barnsley
  • Doncaster
  • Rotherham
  • Sheffield
Published 12 October 2020
Last updated 26 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to show that Warrington will move to 'local COVID alert level: very high' from 27 October.

  2. Updated to reflect that Slough, Stoke-on-Trent and Coventry have moved into 'local COVID alert level: high' and Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire have moved into 'local COVID alert level: very high'.

  3. Added that Slough, Stoke-on-Trent and Coventry will move into 'local COVID alert level: high' on Saturday 24 October.

  4. Updated to reflect that from 24 October, South Yorkshire will be in 'local COVID alert level: very high'.

  5. Updated to reflect that from 23 October, Greater Manchester will be in 'local COVID alert level: very high'.

  6. Added that Lancashire will move to local COVID alert area: very high from 17 October.

  7. Added new local areas to the local COVID alert level: high list.

  8. First published.