Coronavirus latest - Sir David King, a former chief scientific adviser to the government, said the current COVID-19 figures on Monday are "evidence of another wave appearing".
He told Sky News: "[There are] 5,300 new cases of the disease per day in the United Kingdom and we're up about 2,000 on last week.
"Now we've been discussing whether or not we're going into a serious third wave and I don't think we can possibly wait any longer. This is the evidence of another wave appearing."
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