Coronavirus UK news – ALL of England could be in Tier 3 lockdown by Christmas as Covid cases soar, scientists warn

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ALL of England could face tough Tier 3 restrictions by Christmas as coronavirus cases continue to soar, scientists have warned.

The Government’s Sage advisory body has warned that by mid-December, virus rates all over the country will soar past the levels seen in areas already put into the “very high” category.

The ­latest government modelling overseen by Sir Patrick Vallance shows more than 25,000 people will be in hospital with Covid-19 by the end of November.

The revelation came as the UK recorded its highest daily corona­virus death toll since May, with a further 367 fatalities and another 22,885 cases confirmed.

The number of deaths is the highest daily figure since May 27, when 422 were reported.

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