Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to hold a Press Conference at 6pm this evening, with the Government expected to announce extra measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom.

With cases of the Omicron variant rising quickly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to bring in a number of new measures to slow the spread.

These could include mandatory mask wearing in more settings, vaccine passports in England and asking people to work from home.

More soon.