People are being urged to use other means of transport to get around.
The new restrictions placed on Nottinghamshire by the Government, Tier 2 ( High Alert ) include advice to minimise the use of public transport at busy times.
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the announcement yesterday in an address in the Commons.
Tier 2 also called High Alert states that ‘People should aim to reduce the number of journeys they make where possible. If they need to travel, they should walk or cycle where possible, or to plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport.’
The alert level also states:
- This is for areas with a higher level of infections. This means the following additional measures are in place:
- People must not meet with anybody outside their household or support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place
- People must not meet in a group of more than 6 outside, including in a garden or other space.
Nottingham’s coronavirus infection rate is 830 cases per 100,000 residents – England’s highest infection rate.