Most COVID-19 Rules to End in England

On 19th July, England will formally emerge from lockdown as the final social restrictions are removed. Health Secretary Sajid Javid called the move to the fourth and final stage of the government’s roadmap for lifting lockdown restrictions a “major milestone.” Javid also cautioned there could be as many as 100,000 COVID-19 cases later this summer […]

News Brief: UK to Lift Second Coronavirus Lockdown

UK to Lift Second Coronavirus Lockdown The UK’s second coronavirus lockdown will be lifted on 2nd December. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday, 23rd November that a new set of restrictions will be implemented in place of extending the lockdown. Johnson’s new COVID Winter Plan will include a number of stringent restrictions to limit […]

Maintaining wellbeing during the quarantine

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the NHS and the World Health Organisation have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease selfquarantine at home for 14 days. In addition, the UK Government announced on 24th March 2020: “People may only leave home to exercise once a day, to […]

Government issues UK lockdown to combat COVID-19 pandemic

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread, Boris Johnson announced on 23rd March 2020 that the UK will go into ‘lockdown’ for at least the next three weeks, effective immediately. The lockdown – which will be similar to that of the current protocols being enforced in European countries severely impacted by COVID-19, […]