New restrictions likely in London: mayor

London is likely to introduce new restrictions because of COVID-19 soon, mayor Sadiq Khan says.
London is likely to introduce new restrictions because of COVID-19 soon, mayor Sadiq Khan says.

New restrictions in London are "increasingly likely" to be required to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Britain's biggest city, London mayor Sadiq Khan says.

"It is increasingly likely that, in London, additional measures will soon be required to slow the spread of the virus," he said in a statement on Friday.

"We will be considering some of the measures which have already been imposed in other parts of the UK," he said.

Australian Associated Press