The government’s “stay at home” orders do little to drive down COVID-19 infection rates because too many people disobey them, according to a study reported on the front of the Daily Mail.Read more about rising coronavirus figures here.
“Together we will protect Britain” – That headline on the Daily Express refers to the PM and chancellor pledging to throw billions of pounds more on the UK’s coronavirus rescue package, adding its total could top £200bn.Read more on this story here.
The Financial Times leads with Chancellor Rishi Sunak promising to hand out what it says is roughly £11bn in jobs support over six months to hopefully prevent mass redundancies.Read more on this story here.
The Daily Telegraph splashes with Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s £13bn support bundle to help businesses and workers cope with the “profound uncertainty” brought on by the pandemic.Read more on this story here.
Boris Johnson has conceded the government’s test and trace system he initially said would be world-leading “must improve” after new figures revealed its recent poor performance. That story’s on the front of the Metro. Read more about it here.