Additional mobile testing units, door-to-door testing and home testing kits are being deployed in eight areas of England where the variant has already been identified.
The findings were part of the Global Drug Survey 2020, which included data from 110,000 people from 25 countries.
As England's second lockdown comes to an end, cultural venues such as the National Gallery have reopened their doors to the public.
Prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce changes to the existing tiered system, putting some parts of England under tighter restrictions after the national lockdown ends on December 2.
Mayor Dan Jarvis says the decision came after virus cases doubled in local hospitals over the last ten days
Priti Patel told a virtual conference of government lawmaker that UK would “stop those who come here illegally making endless legal claims to remain.”
Matt Hancock made the announcement on Thursday.
Some travellers have asked for clarity after Wales and Scotland imposed a 14-day quarantine for arrivals from Portugal, while England did not.
24hr Citroen 2CV race fails to match Le Mans for pace, but provides plenty of action
A St Bernard dog in England decided it was payback time and called in a rescue team to get her off the mountain