Ministers will announce on Thursday which tiers will apply to which parts of the country. The decision will depend on a range of factors, including the number of Covid cases, local NHS capacity and the local R-number – the rate at which the virus is spreading. But Government sources have said that ‘most people’ will be in the top two tiers. … [Read more...] about Negative test will set you free: Boris Johnson to unveil £7billion daily covid screening revolution that will END ‘ineffective’ and ‘hated’ self-isolation scheme in bid to head off revolt by 70 Tory MPs
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Three tiers of restrictions operated in England. Tier One contained only national restrictions like the 10pm curfew and Rule of Six, under which gatherings of more than six people are illegal unless they are all from the same household or bubble. Tier Two added a ban on indoor socialising, while Tier Three restricted pubs and restaurants to providing a takeaway service and banned wedding receptions and overnight stays. … [Read more...] about Brace for Christmas shopping! The High Street re-opens next week with the end of national lockdown as Boris Johnson draws up plan for family ‘bubbles’ to gather for Christmas
He also told MPs: 'Care workers looking after people in their own homes will be offered weekly tests from today. And from next month, weekly tests will also be available to staff in prisons, food manufacturing and those delivering and administering Covid vaccines.' … [Read more...] about Boris’s plan for winter in full: How PM hopes to get ‘back to normal’ by Easter with 56-page Winter Plan combining vaccines, treatments and tough new lockdown Tiers – WITHOUT crashing the economy
Mr Sunak said he was already 'doing the work' on a costly new scheme to 'incentivise' employers to take on extra staff in the New Year. And officials were working on a 'range of other schemes' designed to copy the success of Eat Out To Help Out. … [Read more...] about ‘There won’t be a tax grab’: Rishi Sunak vows to carry on spending and will wait for the ‘fog’ of coronavirus pandemic to lift before he starts to make savings
Innova Tried and Tested, the company which supplied 20 million tests for Liverpool, claims it has an average sensitivity of between 88% and 99%, the NS Medical Devices website reports, suggesting there will be some errors in the results. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: What is the government’s new mass coronavirus testing plan?