Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Move to Covid-19 Plan B The Prime Minister has now confirmed that England is moving to Plan B following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. To protect us, a new set of restrictions has been introduced. 1. Face coverings Face coverings are now required: In most public indoor venues unless you are eating, drinking (hospitality) or exercising (gyms) On public transport Face coverings are recommended: In outside spaces that are crowded   2. Work from home   3. NHS COVID-19 Pass and Testing From 15 December, you will need a negative rapid test (LFD test) or proof of full vaccination via the NHS COVID-19 App in the following settings: All nightclubs Indoors with 500+ people (e.g. music venues/ large receptions) Outdoors with 4,000+ people (e.g. outdoor…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Latest Covid update In the past week a heavily mutated Covid variant has been identified, rapidly labelled a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization and named Omicron. Eleven cases of the Omicron variant have been found in the UK so far. It is unclear how big a threat it poses. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it could be the most infectious variant so far. What we know is Omicron has mutations that theoretically help it to spread more quickly and there is mounting evidence of that happening in South Africa.  The Government's response is to test everyone coming into the UK, isolate all Omicron contacts, ramp up boosting and bring back compulsory face masks in some public places. The government has been focusing on the pressure on…
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