Members of SPI-B, a government advisory group, said Boris Johnson had "trashed" all of its advice by backing Dominic Cummings.
Sky News reported that a number plate noted down by Robin Lees after he spotted someone he thought was Dominic Cummings in Barnard Castle
The tweet, sent from the official UK Civil Service account, was later deleted but had already been shared thousands of times on Twitter.
Dominic Cummings allegedly broke lockdown rules by travelling 260 miles from London to visit his relatives in Durham, breaching lockdown restrictions.
Professor Devi Sridhar, Chair of Global Public Health at Edinburgh University, said the public was 'paying the price' for the government's poor leadership over the coronavirus crisis.
John Tomsett, the headteacher at Huntington School in York, said the strict social-distancing measures meant his mother had died alone.
Great British Bake Off Star Prue Leith shared a tweet by her son Danny Kruger backing Dominic Cummings, calling for "kindness and tolerance" towards the prime minister's top adviser.
Steve Baker, who worked with Cummings on the Vote Leave campaign, said he had “clearly broken” the guidance.
A new report from SAGE says reopening schools without clear evidence could risk people abandoning social distancing measures.
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Two-week quarantines will be imposed on new arrivals to the UK from 8 June, with a fine for anyone who breaches the rules.
The Office for National Statistics found it was the most common worry, with 65% of adults saying it affected them.
Tourists are failing to heed warnings to stay away from the Peak District as the beauty spot experiences an influx of visitors during the hot weather.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has posted new figures showing eight in ten women (79%) are worried about how the outbreak has impacted them.
London could come out of lockdown quicker than other parts of the country - despite ministers earlier insisting the government would take a 'national approach'.
People suffering acute dental pain are resorting to performing "Victorian-era" methods of home tooth extraction after being unable to obtain emergency care.
Professor Andrew Pollard, director of the Oxford University vaccine group, said the next stage of testing for a coronavirus vaccine would focus on older people's immune response.
A top scientist has suggested office workers should sit back-to-back in future to 'significantly reduce' the likelihood of coronavirus transmission.