Skip to main content

Local restrictions and government guidance

From 19 July

England moves to Step 4 of the governments roadmap from 19 July 2021.

Everyone should remain cautious whilst managing the risks as cases of COVID-19 remain high. Find out what will change and what you should do to protect yourself and others.

Step 3 restrictions remain in place until 19 July. Follow the guidance on what you can and cannot do.

From 19 July fully vaccinated people returning to England from amber list countries will not need to quarantine.

From 16 August

In England from 16 AugustIf you’re fully vaccinated or under 18, you will not need to self-isolate following close contact with someone who has COVID-19. You’ll still need to take a PCR test and self-isolate if it’s positive.

Hands. Face.  Space

Remember - ‘Hands. Face. Space.’

  • Hands – wash your hands regularly and for at least 20 seconds
  • Face – wear a face covering in indoor settings where socialdistancing may be difficult, and where you will come into contactwith people you do not normally meet
  • Space – stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live withwhere possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place (such as wearing face coverings)
  • Fresh air