From Monday 19 July, there will be changes to Government restrictions that may affect you. The changes are supporting a transition to return to life whilst living with COVID-19.
The same protections are remaining in place to keep communities safe:
Testing when you have symptoms and targeted asymptomatic testing in education, high risk workplaces and to help people manage their personal risk.
Isolating when positive or when contacted by NHS Test and Trace.
Border quarantine: for all arriving from red list countries and for those people not fully vaccinated arriving from amber list countries.
Cautious guidance for individuals, businesses and the vulnerable whilst prevalence is high including:
Whilst Government is no longer instructing people to work from home if they can, Government would expect and recommend a gradual return over the summer
Government expects and recommends that people wear face coverings in crowded areas such as public transport;
Being outside or letting fresh air in
Minimising the number, proximity and duration of social contacts.
Encouraging and supporting businesses and large events to use the NHS COVID Pass in high risk settings. The Government will work with organisations where people are likely to be in close proximity to others outside their household to encourage the use of this. If sufficient measures are not taken to limit infection, the Government will consider mandating certification in certain venues at a later date.
For full details, please ensure you visit the .Gov website.