additional 144 Covid-19 deaths have been reported by the Authorities taking the UK loss of life toll to 64,170.
18,447 folks examined constructive for the virus previously 24 hours taking the weekly tally to 126,163, a rise of 19.1 per cent on the week earlier than.
The deaths have been down from the earlier Sunday the place 201 deaths have been reported.
The capital had 224.7 constructive checks per 100,000 folks, a rise of 35 per cent and the very best price within the nation.
In a letter Boris Johnson seen by the Mail on Sunday, Tory MPs say blanket Tier 3 measures would harm not simply Londoners however “folks throughout the nation” who rely on the “wealth and prosperity generated by our nice metropolis”.
The choice on whether or not to plunge London into the very best lockdown earlier than Christmas has sparked a row. Police and native councils object to dividing London into totally different tiers.
Companies say Tier 3 will trigger a £3billion hit to the economic system.