In the House of the Commons, the Prime Minister outlined the content of the Government’s publication ‘Living with COVID’.

The key messages include:

  • Ending legal requirements for twice a week testing in schools from 21st February.  
  • Ending of legal requirement to self isolate following a positive test result from 24 February. 
  • Ending of legal requirement to test for 7 days after coming into contact with someone who has tested positive from 24 February. 
  • End of routine contact tracing on 24 February.
  • Ending of free testing for the general public from 1 April.
  • Ending of guidance for voluntary COVID-status certification for certain venues from 1 April.

The publication ‘Living with COVID’ can be read in full here.