• ESS Consultants

Latest COVID update: Christmas 2020


Key points

  • UK records further 251 deaths and 12,155 new COVID-19 cases

  • Santa's grottos and door-to-door carol singing permitted in new Christmas guidance

  • Boris Johnson tells Tory MPs tiered restrictions 'have sunset of 3 February'


  • There is a risk of a third coronavirus wave - Raab


  • UK secures another two million Moderna vaccine doses


  • Police pelted with bottles as they break up illegal rave


  • Couple delivering Christmas presents to family stopped by police for breaking rules


  • UK recorded 15,871 new COVID-19 cases and a further 479 deaths on Saturday