NEWS | Further COVID-19 restrictions could be announced as early as Tuesday

Professor Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England, and Sir Patrick Vallance, the government’s chief scientific adviser, are expected to set out the latest evidence on coronavirus tomorrow in a televised briefing on Monday. 

It will come ahead of a possible news conference by Prime Minister Boris Johnson the following day.

It comes as 3,899 new UK coronavirus cases and 18 COVID-related deaths were reported by the government today.

That’s down from 4,422 cases reported on Saturday and 4,322 on Friday – which was the highest since 8 May.