The Daily Telegraph reports on Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham’s pleas to Westminster to reintroduce shielding for the elderly instead of putting the region into Tier 3 lockdown amid ongoing tensions over new restrictions.
The Daily Telegraph says the prime minister will consider a “circuit breaker” lockdown if his three-tier system does not work after mounting pressure from Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer for new national restrictions.
The Daily Telegraph leads on claims the Cabinet is split over coronavirus policy amid a growing Conservative backlash over Boris Johnson’s handling of the crisis. There’s more on efforts by Tory rebels to change ministers’ minds here.
The Daily Telegraph reports that 15,000 positive COVID-19 test results have gone missing, meaning thousands of people who should be self-isolating have not been told to quarantine – risking further spread of the disease.
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