Is it safe to go to the beach this Bank Holiday?

This week’s mini-heatwave has seen beaches and parks packed with people desperate to enjoy the sun and make the most of the relaxed lockdown restrictions. But is it really safe to cram onto an overcrowded beach?

Virologist Professor Jonathan Ball joins us live this morning to share his concerns over the recent images, and advise us on how to stay safe this weekend while enjoying the outdoors.

And after Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced a game-changing new coronavirus test yesterday which gives results in just 20 minutes, we’ll be speaking with one of its lead developers Dr Nick Morant from biotechnology company OptiGene to find out more.