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UK county on lockdown from 6pm Thursday after Covid-19 spike

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A British county will be placed under local lockdown after a rise in coronavirus cases.

The measures will apply in Rhondda Cynon Taf, south Wales, from 6pm on Thursday, the Welsh Government has announced.

Under the restrictions, people will not be able to enter or leave the Rhondda Cynon Taf council area without a reasonable excuse.

Residents will only be able to meet outdoors and will not be able to meet members of their extended household indoors.

Rhondda Cynon Taf, which has a population of around 240,000, has witnessed a rolling seven-day case rate of 82.1 per 100,000 people.

All licensed premises will have to close at 11pm.

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  • Coronavirus
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