LIVE: Boris Johnson faces PMQs amid plans to 'ride out' Omicron wave.

Boris Johnson will on Wednesday defend his plan to “ride out” the Omicron wave without more restrictions, as Westminster returns from the Christmas break.

The prime minister on Tuesday held a press conference doubling down on his “Plan B” policy and outlined a series of further measures the government is taking to prevent the NHS from being overwhelmed. But as reported daily cases soared to almost 220,000 yesterday, there are increasing signs that hospitals across England are struggling to cope with rising admissions and staff shortages.

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Boris Johnson to announce full Covid plan to MPs TODAY after urging Cabinet to stick with Plan B and NO new curbs
www.thesun.co.uk/news/politics/17224839/boris-johnson-announce-full-covid-plan/

People who test positive with DIY lateral flow kit will ‘no longer need follow-up PCR check’
www.thesun.co.uk/health/17223146/positive-diy-lateral-flow-pcr/

Minister confirms a MILLION Brits are currently isolating amid demands to slash quarantine to five days
www.thesun.co.uk/news/politics/17227215/minister-confirms-a-million-brits-are-isolating/

Boris Johnson calls it ‘absolutely crazy’ that majority of those in intensive care with Covid are unjabbed
www.thesun.co.uk/news/17223289/boris-johnson-intensive-care-covid-unjabbed/

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