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UK government brings in restrictions on household meet-ups in Birmingham - BBC

FILE PHOTO: A police officer wearing a protective face mask tells a person to leave New Street, Birmingham as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Birmingham, Britain, April 9, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK government has introduced new restrictions on households meeting up in Birmingham, one of England’s biggest cities, and some surrounding areas, reported the BBC on Friday.

Cases have been rising in the city in recent weeks leading to speculation that new restrictions would be introduced.

Reporting by Sarah Young, editing by William James

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