UK coronavirus live: London to move into tier 2 restrictions from midnight on Friday

London to face ban on indoor household mixing as Greater Manchester and Lancashire expected to head into tier 3 measures

10.06am BST

This is from my colleague Jessica Elgot, showing the data presented to London MPs this morning as the health minister, Helen Whately, told them the capital was being moved into tier 2.

London MPs being shown this data which shows how cases rising in the capital, particularly West London, to 100-200 cases per 100,000. That’s a worrying rise but still a lot less than the worst hit areas of north of England. pic.twitter.com/t4OQiow7vq

10.04am BST

Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, is starting a question time session at the London assembly.

You can watch it here.

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Source: The Guardian
UK coronavirus live: London to move into tier 2 restrictions from midnight on Friday