After Another Tier Of COVID, Boris To 'Tighten Rules' in London and South-East England

A fourth tier of coronavirus restrictions is expected to be introduced in London and south-east England, sources have told the BBC.

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There is also expected to be a tightening of the plans to relax the rules around households gathering during the Christmas period.

The PM is to hold a press conference at 16:00 GMT as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant of the virus.

Boris Johnson hosted a cabinet meeting earlier to discuss what action to take.

Chief medical officer Prof Chris Whitty said government advisers "consider the new strain can spread more quickly".

Publish : 2020-12-20 09:45:00

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