Boris Johnson 'won't hesitate to implement new rules' if cases keep rising

Boris Johnson has said he will not hesitate to implement new restrictions across the UK if coronavirus cases continue to rise.

Speaking at a coronavirus press briefing today, the Prime Minister urged people to keep following the current rules, as he warned that more virus cases could put a strain on the NHS.

His words come as 7,108 new cases of the virus were recorded across the UK today, following on from the highest ever daily increase on Tuesday. A further 71 people were also reported to have died with Covid-19 across all settings.

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