The government will reportedly bring in tougher restrictions after Christmas

Boris Johnson has issued regular announcements at Downing Street in recent weeks to keep the nation updated amid the growing threat of the Omicron variant.

The Prime Minster ’s last press conference was held last Wednesday, when he urged people to get their booster vaccines as part of a „great national fightback“ against the new strain.

In the same briefing, Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty warned the worst is yet to come as the UK deals with „two epidemics“.