Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus that can affect your lungs and airways. The latest new and updates on the COVID-19 outbreak in England are available here.

Cases in the UK: daily updated statistics

Information on the latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests, cases, deaths and vaccinations in the UK is available at this link.

Timeline of the restrictions in England and Wales:

  • End of the National Lockdown - 21st June 2021
  • End of Winter Plan A – 8th December 2021
  • End of Winter Plan B – 26th January 2022
  • Return to Winter Plan A – 27th January 2022

Living with COVID Plan

On the 21st February 2022 the Prime Minister announced the Government’s plans to live with and manage the virus..

The main points are:

  • Removing the legal requirement to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19.
  • Stay at home if you are able to and avoid contact with other people.
  • Removing the requirement of daily testing and self-isolation following contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • People in contact with someone with Covid will no longer be advised to self-isolate or take daily tests
  • Ending the Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme. If you were told to self-isolate before 24th February you can still make a claim up to 6th April.

Full details of the Living with COVID Plan are available at GOV.UK.

The official guidance document “COVID-19 Response: Living with COVID-19” is available here.

Further information is available at:

Addition Booster for Over 75’s

The Government has announced that an additional booster dose will be offered to all adults over-75 and the most vulnerable over-12s in the UK this spring. Details are available from BBC News.

Latest News and Information

The latest news and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic are available at the following links:

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