Monday, July 19, 2021

The end of Lockdown

Today in England and largely also in the rest of the UK, almost all remaining COVID-19 restructions are removed or become advisory.

However, as we proceed to the final step of our roadmap out of lockdown - replacing legal restrictions with personal judgment, the Prime Minister has urged people to exercise caution and continue to come forward for both jabs.

  • Thanks to the success of Britain's historic vaccination programme and the continued efforts of the British people, we have severely weakened the link between cases and hospitalisations – saving thousands of lives and protecting the NHS.
     
  • That is why we are now able to move to the next step of our lockdown roadmap, ending limits on social gatherings and the 1-metre plus rule, allowing weddings, concerts and events to take place without restrictions, and – subject to local regulations – no longer mandating face coverings to be worn.
     
  • Whilst we enjoy our restored freedoms, we must remember that the pandemic is not over and cases will continue to rise over the coming weeks. So as we all learn to live with this virus, we must continue to carefully manage the risks from COVID and exercise judgement when going about our lives.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The end of Lockdown 3.0

Chris Whiteside said...

It's the final stage of a four stage process.