UK coronavirus live: Matt Hancock announces new restrictions in Bolton where case rate is highest in country

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1.55pm BST

Hancock says the government is investing in making fast, mass testing available.

He stresses the importance of local restrictions. And he says there is a particular problem in Bolton, which is why he says he is announcing new measures there.

1.44pm BST

In the Commons Matt Hancock, the health secretary, is making a statement about coronavirus.

He says the daily number of people dying is at its lowest level since March.

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