When do free lateral flow tests end? Government set to scrap free Covid tests for most people

When do free lateral flow tests end? Government set to scrap free Covid tests for most people

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that free lateral flow and PCR tests will be withdrawn, as part of the government’s “learning to live with Covid” strategy. Johnson is expected to give more information at a press conference later today (February 21st). The requirement to self-isolate after a positive coronavirus test is also set to … Read more

'Living with Covid' plan sees Boris Johnson scrap rules and free tests in England

'Living with Covid' plan sees Boris Johnson scrap rules and free tests in England

Self-isolation laws and free coronavirus tests are due to be curbed in England as part of Boris Johnson’s new “Living with Covid” plan. TheMirror reported that the Prime Minister went ahead with unveiling the Government’s new plan, despite Buckingham Palace confirming that the Queen has tested positive for Covid-19. The PM said: “Today will mark … Read more

Boris Johnson expected to call Covid-19 press conference on Monday to scrap self-isolation rules

Boris Johnson expected to call Covid-19 press conference on Monday to scrap self-isolation rules

Boris Johnson is set to scrap Covid self-isolation rules next week. The legal duty to self-isolate after testing positive for coronavirus will end, the Prime Minister is due to announce on Monday as part of his “living with Covid” plan. All pandemic regulations are due to be repeated by the Prime Minister, according to Downing … Read more

When is self-isolation ending? PM Johnson to scrap Covid restrictions a month ahead of schedule

When is self-isolation ending? PM Johnson to scrap Covid restrictions a month ahead of schedule

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that all remaining Covid restrictions in England – including self-isolation – are set to be scrapped. Speaking to the House of Commons during Prime Minister’s Questions earlier today (February 9th), the Prime Minister said that “encouraging current trends in the data” should allow the government to remove remaining Covid … Read more