Demonstrators protest Boris Johnson's decision to put all of England under the toughest two Covid tiers.
Mr Johnson said severe tiers were the only way to avoid a winter of hibernation and a New Year national lockdown.
But he promised: “Your tier is not your destiny.” Each will be reviewed on December 16, and weekly to the end of March.
The PM said enough troops — thought to be around 14,000 — were on standby for community testing to help get virus rates down.
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