England’s Plan B Restrictions Lifted

From today, people in England are no longer required to wear a face covering in public indoor settings

From today (27 January), people in England are on longer required to wear a face covering whilst in public indoor setting such as shops, restaurants and public transport.

Despite this, the UK government does encourage the wearing of a face covering in crowded spaces, however, it is no longer law.

NHS covid passes are also no longer required for use and the work from home encouragement has been lifted.

Face masks are still compulsory across the rest of the UK, which also seen different restrictions lifted during the week such as here in Northern Ireland; a boost for the travel sector came on tuesday (25 January) as covid testing for arrivals was scrapped and hospitality settings praised the removal of the rule of 6 at tables and table service.