The Times says Boris Johnson will move to close pubs in coronavirus hot-spots because hospitals are in danger of being overwhelmed by patients. The full story is here.
The Guardian reports that ministers will meet on Thursday to try and agree a plan for further restrictions on pubs to limit the UK’s increasing number of coronavirus cases. There’s more on that story here.
The Daily Mirror leads on claims from Labour that coronavirus infections are rising in 19 out of 20 areas where local lockdowns are in place.
The Daily Telegraph says Boris Johnson is considering closing pubs and restaurants in the worst-hit coronavirus areas as infection rates continue to rise.
The i goes with plans by ministers to offer furlough cash injections to areas affected by local lockdowns.
The Metro leads on Labour Party research that shows local lockdowns are not helping limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.