Health officials fear the NHS could be overwhelmed with hospitalisations this winter due to the ongoing surge in infections.
Mr Taylor said: “We are right on the edge – and it is the middle of October.
“It would require an incredible amount of luck for us not to find ourselves in the midst of a profound crisis over the next three months.
“The Government ought to not just announce that we’re moving to Plan B, but it should be Plan B Plus.”
The expert believes the Government should reintroduce restrictions on face coverings, working from home and attempt to rally the nation much like it did during the first and second waves of Covid.