Boris Johnson says he will not rule out ‘plan B’ of vaccine passports, masks and homeworking – as it happened

Prime minister sets out more details of government winter plans after announcement of ‘plan A’ booster jabs

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And on the subject of hospital admissions, the latest figures on today’s UK Covid dashboard shows them up 5% week on week.

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