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"Local lockdowns" will be introduced to tackle regional outbreaks of coronavirus in England in the future, the health secretary has said. Matt Hancock suggested restrictions will be introduced in areas with "flare-ups", but not others, as part of a system being put in place. He did not specify a timeframe, but said the measures will be part of the test, track and trace system. It comes as more than 35 Tory MPs have called on the PM's top aide to resign. The government's daily coronavirus briefing on Tuesday was dominated by questions about Dominic Cummings travelling to County Durham during lockdown. But concerns were also raised about the potential for second waves of infections. Asked w... Full story

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