Watch live: Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a COVID-19 news conference

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    Watch live: Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a news conference with Chief Medical Officer Prof Chris Whitty and Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance. It follows the decision over which tiers regions across England would enter.

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