The latest official coronavirus figures show there have been another 19,609 new cases across the UK in the last 24 hours. A further 529 deaths have also been reported, taking the total to 53,274. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
It’s these kinds of figures which have created a huge dilemma for the government, determined not to be cast in the role of Christmas grinch.
All four nations are trying to work out a common approach to allow families to celebrate in some form during the festive period.
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