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Coronavirus live news: UK records 744 more Covid deaths; ‘second new variant’ found in South Africa travellers

More areas of England moved up into tiers 4 and 3; UK has highest recorded daily rise in cases; new variant discovered in travellers from South Africa

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Israel has detected four cases of the new, highly infectious variant of the coronavirus that emerged in the UK, the Israeli health ministry said.

A summary of the increased restrictions for England:

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