UK COVID-19 hotspots go into Tier 4 as millions face tougher restrictions - Live.

Coronavirus latest - MATT Hancock will plunge millions more into Tier 4 today as he warned we "have to take further action".

The Health Secretary will tell MPs later today which areas will be put into a near-lockdown, with shops, indoor activities, gyms and hairdressers shut to stop the Covid spread.

Up to two THIRDS of the country may be put in Tier 4 after Covid cases rocketed yesterday - the highest daily rise since mass testing began.

He told Sky News today: "We are facing a very significant challenge in the NHS right now."

"There has been a significant rise in the number of cases - the highest number of cases recorded yesterday, 53,000 cases.

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Tier 4 to be extended to millions more, Matt Hancock to announce today as ‘we have to take further action’
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