Boris Johnson will pledge another £3bn for the NHS to prepare for a possible second wave of the coronavirus as he lays out the next stage of the recovery roadmap.

It comes amid reports he wants to change government guidance so more people can return to work.

Mr Johnson will make the funding promise later today, with the prospect of a second COVID-19 wave a concern as the country heads towards winter.

The PM is also due to explain more about how Britons can live with the virus, after one of his most senior scientists warned further infections are likely if social distancing is eased.

Several newspapers have reported that Mr Johnson will change guidance to tell staff across the country to return to work if they can.

Currently, employees are only told to go into work if they cannot do their job from home.

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