The three-tier system is set to be re-introduced across England and Liverpool could be affected in a major way.
Today, the government is expected to confirm which areas of the country fall into which tier category.
On Monday, the Prime Minister unveiled his “Covid-19 winter plan” to the House of Commons, which included details on how families can spend time together this Christmas, as well as the new rules set to come in when the second national lockdown ends.
The current lockdown came into effect on November 2 in a bid to combat a spike in coronavirus cases.
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Boris Johnson revealed the country will revert to a tier system when the lockdown ends next month. He also laid out revised rules for each tier - medium risk (tier one), high risk (two) and very high risk (three).
The tiers will be strengthened compared to the previous tiers in order to prevent a return to rising infections.
Mr Johnson said the new tiers will offer a "uniform set of rules", which unlike the previous regime, will see no negotiations and no right of appeal for councils. Instead, the government will impose the rules.
The Prime Minister confirmed a decision on which tiers to apply to which areas will be made today, Thursday, November 26.
Speaking via video link, Mr Johnson said: "Later this week, I should say we will announce which areas will fall into which tier, I hope on Thursday."
Before another national lockdown was announced at the end of October, the Liverpool city region was the first area moved into tier three with a list of strict new rules included.
Since then, hope has increased that Liverpool may be able to leave the highest tier of coronavirus restrictions after mass testing was hailed as a success by the Prime Minister earlier this week.
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The testing program has seen hundreds of thousands of tests administered in recent weeks.
On Thursday, November 26, the government will announce which areas are in which tier, as stated on the government's website.
The government states it is committed to ensuring the right levels of intervention in the right places to manage outbreaks, suppress the virus and keep the R below one.
It isn't yet known whether officials will divide areas with big disparities in infection rates across regions or counties into new Government-defined areas.
People will be able to use the postcode checker to find out the restrictions in their area or an area they may plan to visit. The NHS COVID-19 app will be updated on December 2.
The new rules will come into effect from 12.01am on Wednesday, December 2.