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Live updates as Boris Johnson holds press conference amid Brazil Covid variant

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LIVE BLOG: Boris Johnson holds press conference amid Brazil Covid variant

By George King

Last updated:

    Boris Johnson is scheduled to hold a Downing Street coronavirus press conference at 5pm.
  • It comes amid concerns about a new Brazilian variant of the virus detected in the UK.
  • Mr Johnson will be joined by England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty and chief scientific officer Sir Patrick Vallance.
  • Follow our live blog for updates.