“We’re Back To Square One”, the Daily Star says after the government announces new rules in an effort to tackle the coronavirus.
The Daily Express quotes the prime minister as saying the increase in COVID-19 cases is flashing “like alerts on a jet”.
The Daily Telegraph reports that the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies had called for stricter rules to limit the spread of the coronavirus but was overruled by the prime minister.
After eight months of sacrifice, the government still has no proper plan, the Daily Mirror says, adding that it “all ends in tiers”.
Back To The Bad Old Days – that’s the headline on the front of the Daily Mail, which says 22 million people will be under stricter rules.
The Guardian says Boris Johnson has warned northern leaders that failure to agree tougher COVID restrictions within days would be “unforgivable”.
Liverpool will be placed in “virtual lockdown”, Metro reports, after the government revealed its latest coronavirus rules.
The Financial Times leads with the Tory backlash over Boris Johnson’s shift to tougher anti-COVID measures.