Restrictions eased in Scotland but working from home to stay

25 January 2022

The Scottish Government has followed England and Wales in lifting many of the restrictions imposed during the pandemic (see Phased easing of Covid restrictions to continue in Wales and Prime Minister confirms return to Plan A).

Prime Minister confirms return to Plan A

21 January 2022

Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the success of the booster campaign and the way the public have responded to his Government’s Plan B measures (see Government to stick with Plan B until at least 26 January).

Government reduces isolation period for care homes

18 January 2022

Guidance has been changed for care homes in England so they only have to close to new residents and visitors for 14 days after a Covid-19 outbreak, which is defined as two or more cases.