The UK recorded 48,161 new Covid cases on Sunday and 26 deaths, according to official government figures.
It comes ahead of the lifting of all coronavirus restrictions tomorrow, known as ‘Freedom Day’.
He told Andrew Marr that infections will “almost certainly” reach 100,000 daily cases, but could reach double that figure.
The government is expected to make an announcement about whether British children will be vaccinated tomorrow.
According to the Sunday Telegraph children will only receive a jab if they are vulnerable or live vulnerable adults.