London to move to stricter COVID-19 lockdown shortly, mayor says

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

LONDON (Reuters) - London's mayor Sadiq Khan said he expects the government will announce later on Thursday that London will shortly move to stricter lockdown restrictions.

"It is my expectation that the governemnt will today announce that London will shortly be moving into tier 2 or the high alert level of restrictions," Khan said.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge, writing by Sarah Young)