This page has been designed to provide up-to-date information, guidance and advice with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
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TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER
Due to the emergence of the Omicron variant, mask wearing is now mandatory on public transport and in shops.
Full details can be found here Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make your own - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Further new measures introduced such as rules on testing and travel and on self-isolation can be found on the Government website at Measures against Omicron variant come into effect: 30 November 2021 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
In England from 19 July
England moves to Step 4 of the roadmap. Everyone should be cautious whilst managing the risks as cases of COVID-19 remain high. Find out what will change and what you should do to protect yourself and others.
Step 3 restrictions remain in place until 19 July. Follow the guidance on what you can and cannot do.
From 19 July fully vaccinated people returning to England from amber list countries will not need to quarantine.
In England from 16 August
If you’re fully vaccinated or under 18, you will not need to self-isolate following close contact with someone who has COVID-19. You’ll still need to take a PCR test and self-isolate if it’s positive.
Advice for businesses on moving to step 4 can be found here - Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance from Step 4 - Guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
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Below are attachments of documents and letters from Ministers and links to the latest news from the Government on Coronavirus.