Coronavirus UK news – WATCH LIVE as London goes into new Tier 2 lockdown from midnight on Friday – Hancock speech live

MILLIONS of Brits face a new coronavirus lockdown from midnight Friday with London placed under ‘Tier 2’ restrictions.

Matt Hancock this morning told the House of Commons that it was now vital for the capital move into the ‘high risk’ covid category.

The move sees nine million people banned from mixing with other households indoors, including in pubs and restaurants.

Earlier Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, briefed the capital’s health chiefs about the new restrictions following a meeting with the Joint Biosecurity Centre yesterday.

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