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UK’s Johnson to lead coronavirus news conference as adviser’s future hangs in balance

Britain's PM Johnson opens Hidden Harms Summit from London

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead the daily coronavirus news conference on Sunday as the future of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who is under pressure over a journey made during the lockdown, hangs in the balance.

The news conference will take place at 17:00 BST (16:00 GMT), Johnson’s Downing Street office said.

The prime minister last appeared at the daily briefing, which more often sees a minister face questions, on May 11.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; writing by Costas Pitas; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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