Coronavirus instances are up by greater than 50,000 in the present day – double final Sunday’s improve.
An extra 454 deaths have been introduced this afternoon, alongside 54,990 new infections.
It’s the sixth consecutive day on which the variety of new instances has been above 50,000.
Britain recorded 30,501 infections final Sunday as the brand new extremely infectious pressure of coronavirus unfold throughout the nation.
Sir Keir informed reporters: “The virus is clearly uncontrolled.
“And there is no good the Prime Minister hinting that additional restrictions are coming into place in every week, or two or three.
“That delay has been the supply of so many issues.
“So, I say herald these restrictions now, nationwide restrictions, throughout the subsequent 24 hours. That needs to be step one in direction of controlling the virus.”
It comes after one other 448 hospital deaths had been recorded throughout the UK in the present day – the very best Sunday rise since Might.
In England, 386 sufferers died in hospital whereas one other 6 died in Northern Eire as a brand new mutant pressure spreads throughout the nation.
Public Well being Wales reported one other 56 deaths, taking the full in Wales because the begin of the pandemic to three,620.
An extra 4,011 instances of coronavirus had been recorded in Wales, taking the full variety of confirmed instances to 155,311.
Scotland introduced an extra 2,464 individuals has examined optimistic for coronavirus. It has not reported its newest loss of life toll and can present new figures on Monday.
The UK recorded greater than 50,000 coronavirus instances for the primary time on Tuesday after 53,135 new infections had been confirmed.