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Day: November 19, 2020

Xmas rules likely in next few days
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Xmas rules likely in next few days

    The government will set out what coronavirus restrictions might be in place for Christmas over the next few days, a cabinet minister has told Sky News. England's second national lockdown is due to end on 2 December, with the government having promised another tiered system of rules depending on local infection rates to replace it. The UK government and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are also in talks over what COVID-19 measures should be in place over Christmas. Recent reports have suggested there could be a special easing of restrictions over the festive period in order to allow families to get together. Asked by Sky News' Kay Burley how many family members would be allowed to gather around a Christmas dinner table, Defence S...