Coronavirus live: Boris Johnson says action is 'working' in fight against virus

22 October 2020, 13:49 | Updated: 22 October 2020, 21:48

WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus press conference (22 October 2020)

By Matt Drake

The Prime Minister and Chancellor are addressing the nation this afternoon following a significant announcement of job support for areas in Tier 2.

Rishi Sunak announced a package of measures in the commons today which will provide billions of pounds of extra support for struggling firms in Tier 2 areas including London.

Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance is also answering questions at the event at which started at 4pm.

Follow all the developments LIVE here

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