Coronavirus: Information for Residents

Latest Government Advice 

The Government is removing the remaining domestic restrictions in England. There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading Covid-19: 

  • Get vaccinated
  • Let fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside 
  • Consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces 
  • Get tested if you have Covid-19 symptoms, and stay at home if positive 

Find out more about how you can help reduce the risks 

18 March 2022 

From 4:00am on Friday 18 March, you do not need to take any Covid-19 tests or fill in a passenger locator form when travelling to the UK from abroad. These changes apply whether you are fully vaccinated or not. 

24 February 2022 

You will not be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for Covid-19. Stay at home if you can and avoid contact with other people. You will not have to take daily tests or be legally required to self-isolate following contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19. 

The Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme will end. If you were told to self-isolate before 24 February you can still make a claim up to 6 April. 

21 February 2022 

The Government has published its Plan for living with Covid 

Staff and students in most education and childcare settings no longer need to test twice a week. 

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