Millions of Londoners will face tougher Tier 2 Covid measures from Saturday, with a ban on households mixing indoors, the health secretary has said.
Essex and other areas will also move to high-alert restrictions this weekend, Matt Hancock said.
Under Tier 2, households are also barred from mixing in pubs and restaurants.
It comes as a final decision has yet to be made on whether Greater Manchester will move into the highest Tier. Read more >>