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Recent and upcoming changes In England from 19 July

By DTA | 13th July 2021 | News

Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread

Government guidance will come into effect when England moves to step 4 of the roadmap.

"We can all help reduce risks by practising key behaviours. Find out how to protect yourself and others.

Although most restrictions will be lifted at step 4, and many people have been vaccinated, it is still possible to catch and spread COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated, and we are still in the third wave of this pandemic in the UK.

COVID-19 will be a feature of our lives for the foreseeable future, so we need to learn to live with it and manage the risk to ourselves and others.

As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, it is important that we all use personal judgement to manage our own risk. All of us can play our part by exercising common sense and considering the risks. While no situation is risk free, there are actions we can take to protect ourselves and others around us. Following this guidance will help you stay safe and protect others by controlling the spread. Every action to help reduce the spread will reduce any further resurgence of the virus in the coming months."

Read the full guidance Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread

In Scotland

Mainland Scotland and the Scottish islands not already in Level 0 will move to Level 0 on 19 July. Find out your area's level in Scotland on GOV.SCOT. 

In Wales

You can now choose 2 other households to meet in your home, becoming an extended household. Up to 30 people can meet outside. Read the rules for Wales on GOV.WALES.

In Northern Ireland

Up to 6 people from 2 households can socialise indoors, including for overnight stays and up to 15 people from no more than 3 households can meet in a private garden. Find out more about what you can and cannot do in Northern Ireland on nidirect .

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