Hospital admissions in capital today
A total of 301 Covid-19 admissions were recorded by hospitals in London on December 20, NHS England said.
This is up 78% week-on-week and the highest number for a single day since February 7.
Admissions in London during the second wave peaked at 977 on January 6.
Across England, 1,061 admissions were recorded on December 20, up 34% week-on-week and the highest number for a single day since February 19.
The second-wave peak was 4,134 admissions on January 12.
The number of Covid-19 admissions includes people admitted to hospital in the previous 24 hours who were known to have Covid-19, plus any patients diagnosed in hospital with Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours.