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The front pages are dominated by reaction to the new three-tier Covid alert level system for England, which sees the Liverpool City Region under the toughest restrictions. “Back to the bad old days”, declares the Daily Mail, which says 22 million people in England now face stricter local measures. But in what the paper describes as a “grim warning”, chief medical officer Prof Chris Whitty said he did not think the most severe level of restrictions would be enough and it was likely “significantly more” will be required in the worst-affected areas.