There will be no further Covid restrictions in England before the new year, Sajid Javid has said.
The BBC reports – But the health secretary said people should “remain cautious” and celebrate outside on New Year’s Eve if possible.
“When we get into the new year, of course we will see then whether we do need to take any further measures, but nothing more until then at least,” he said.
Meanwhile, England reported a record number of cases on Christmas Day.
The figures showed there were 113,628 new infections reported in England on 25 December, 103,558 on 26 December and 98,515 on 27 December.