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Coronavirus restrictions ‘probably about to get tougher’, says Boris Johnson

Prime minister says he is ‘fully reconciled’ to prospect of stricter measures in England in weeks ahead

Boris Johnson has raised the prospect of even tougher lockdown measures, including school closures, being imposed in England in the coming weeks to stem surging Covid-19 rates.

Amid concerns over pressure on the NHS and the higher transmissibility of the new coronavirus variant, the prime minister revealed he was “fully reconciled” to potentially having to “do things in the next few weeks that will be tougher”.

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