Published On: Mon, Jul 12th, 2021
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Lockdown in England Ends on July 19on July 12, 2021 at 5:56 pm Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS
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All legal restrictions in England related to COVID-19 except self-isolation will end as of July 19, the government has confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the announcement during a televised briefing on July 12, after Health Secretary Sajid Javid updated Parliament. Ministers concluded that the “four tests” set for unlocking, the success of the vaccine rollout, evidence that vaccines are causing a reduction in hospital admissions and deaths, that infection rates don’t risk a surge in admissions, and that no new variants of concern throw progress off track, are being met, allowing the final step out of the restrictions to proceed as planned. On July 19, mandatory rules on mask-wearing, social distancing, and restrictions on the number of people gathering will be replaced with guidance, which people are advised to follow. There won’t be a mandatory COVID-status passport, but the government will be “encouraging businesses and large events to use certification …

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