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Watch LIVE: the government's coronavirus press conference
7 May 2020, 15:40 | Updated: 7 May 2020, 16:56
WATCH LIVE: #coronavirus press conference (7 May 2020) Speakers: @DominicRaab, Foreign secretary Sir Ian Diamond, Chief Statistician, @ONS Dr Jenny Harries, Deputy Chief Medical Officer https://t.co/2FZScHyazq— UK Prime Minister (@10DowningStreet) May 7, 2020
Watch the government's coronavirus daily public briefing - the feed will appear here once it begins.
Today's conference will be lead by Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
At Prime Minister's questions on Wednesday Prime Minister Boris Johnson hinted he would announce a limited return to pre-pandemic life in an address to the nation on Sunday, with new measures set to come in as early as Monday.
Mr Johnson's spokesperson said today that any changes that were brought in would be "very limited" and could be scaled back if the rate of infections increase.
Follow all the latest developments on our live blog below...