The Government’s chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance has told the Prime Minister that there is “absolutely no reason” to change the advice for people to work from home if they can.
It comes after Boris Johnson urged people to go back to their workplace if they can do so safely.
Meanwhile some of the local lockdown restrictions in Leicester are being eased. However pubs and restaurants there remain closed.
Leicester has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the UK.
Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Health Editor Hugh Pym.
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In This: Boris Johnson
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, writer, and former journalist, who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.