19 July Covid-19 guidance for the clinically extremely vulnerable

Who this guidance is for? This guidance is for everyone in England who has been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable from coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes those people who have been identified by the NHS as being clinically extremely vulnerable and those identified through the COVID-19 population risk assessment. All of those identified have been added … Continue reading 19 July Covid-19 guidance for the clinically extremely vulnerable

Covid-19 Restrictions To Be Lifted On 19 July

Government Info: Lifting restrictions on 19 July Read the full guidance here | Read the advice for clinically extremely vulnerable people Most legal restrictions to control COVID-19 will be lifted in England on 19 July 2021. The government confirmed the following details on Monday 12 July 2021. You will not need to stay 2 metres apart … Continue reading Covid-19 Restrictions To Be Lifted On 19 July

Government guidance on getting tested for Coronavirus

Here's a series of links to Government guidance on getting tested for Coronavirus. They go through to the official information on the Government's website. Understanding lateral flow testing for people without symptoms Page summary: An explanation of the technology behind asymptomatic testing and the role these tests play in the national coronavirus (COVID-19) testing programme. … Continue reading Government guidance on getting tested for Coronavirus

Most Covid-19 Restrictions Set to Be Lifted On 19 July

The government has outlined plans to lift the remaining Covid restrictions in England. Most legal restrictions and guidance in England look set to be removed from 19 July. At a Downing Street briefing, earlier this week, Boris Johnson said the government was looking to "move away from legal restrictions" and would instead allow people "to … Continue reading Most Covid-19 Restrictions Set to Be Lifted On 19 July

GPs urge government to clear up confusion over Covid-19 symptoms

GPs have called on the government to update the official list of covid-19 symptoms after seeing patients shun tests to check their infection status because they don’t believe they have been infected by SARS-CoV-2. They also said that a public communication campaign was needed to inform the public about the limitations of lateral flow tests … Continue reading GPs urge government to clear up confusion over Covid-19 symptoms

Reminder: Current Covid-19 Restrictions In Full

England remains in Step 3 The government has announced a 4-week pause at Step 3. Step 3 restrictions remain in place, and you should follow the guidance on this page, which explains what you can and cannot do. It is expected that England will move to Step 4 on 19 July, though the data will … Continue reading Reminder: Current Covid-19 Restrictions In Full

Covid-19: Final Restrictions Lifting Delayed To Get More People Vaccinated

The lifting of the final covid-19 restrictions in England, scheduled for 21 June, has been delayed by four weeks (until 19 July). The Government says this is to head off the risk of a new wave of covid-19 caused by the delta variant. They say the postponement will buy time to vaccinate more people. According … Continue reading Covid-19: Final Restrictions Lifting Delayed To Get More People Vaccinated

Government Guide: Surge testing for new coronavirus (COVID-19) variants

What surge testing is Surge testing is increased testing (including door-to-door testing in some areas) and enhanced contact tracing in specific locations in England. It involves testing of people who do not have any symptoms of COVID-19. Surge testing started on Monday 1 February. Genomic sequencing is the process of testing a sample of the … Continue reading Government Guide: Surge testing for new coronavirus (COVID-19) variants