NTIA CORONAVIRUS HELP PAGE

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.

  • Meet outside, or open windows and doors for indoor visitors
  • If you think you have symptoms stay at home and take a PCR test
  • Wear face coverings in crowded places and on public transport
  • Check in to venues when you go out
  • Wash your hands with soap regularly, and for at least 20 seconds
  • Get vaccinated

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UK STATISTICS

Total Vaccinations:

115.2

people have received their first dose

Last updated 30 November 2021

Daily hospital admissions:

769

new patients have been admitted to hospital

Last updated 30 November 2021

Daily new cases:

42,583

people tested positive with COVID-19

Last updated 30 November 2021

RECENT CHANGES

England

From 28 July – UK WIDE

The fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant opens. If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), find out if you can claim.

From 2 August – UK WIDE

If you’ve been fully vaccinated in the US or most of Europe you do not need to quarantine or take a day 8 test when returning from amber list countries.

From 4 August – UK WIDE

16 and 17 year olds can now get vaccinated. They’ll be contacted and invited by the NHS but cannot book online.

From 8 August – ENGLAND

After 4am on 8 August, arrivals from France who are fully vaccinated with a vaccine authorised and administered in the UK, US or Europe do not need to quarantine.

From 16 August – ENGLAND

People fully vaccinated or under 18 will not need to self-isolate after close contact with someone who has COVID-19. You’ll still need to take a PCR test and self-isolate if it’s positive, or if you have symptoms.

 

Scotland

From 28 July – UK WIDE

The fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant opens. If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), find out if you can claim.

From 2 August – UK WIDE

If you’ve been fully vaccinated in the US or most of Europe you do not need to quarantine or take a day 8 test when returning from amber list countries.

From 4 August – UK WIDE

16 and 17 year olds can now get vaccinated. They’ll be contacted and invited by the NHS but cannot book online.

From 9 August – SCOTLAND

Scotland moves beyond the protection levels system. To keep each other safe, there remain a number of principles to follow.

Wales

From 28 July – UK WIDE

The fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant opens. If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), find out if you can claim.

From 2 August – UK WIDE

If you’ve been fully vaccinated in the US or most of Europe you do not need to quarantine or take a day 8 test when returning from amber list countries.

From 4 August – UK WIDE

16 and 17 year olds can now get vaccinated. They’ll be contacted and invited by the NHS but cannot book online.

From 7 August – WALES

Wales moved to alert level 0 which means most restrictions have been lifted. Restrictions on meeting with others indoors have been removed and all businesses can reopen.

If you’re fully vaccinated or under 18, you will not need to self-isolate after close contact with someone who has COVID-19. You’ll still need to take a PCR test. Everyone must still isolate for 10 days if they have tested positive for COVID-19.

You’ll still need to wear a face covering in most places that are open to the public in Wales, including shops and on public transport. Read the latest coronavirus guidance for Wales on GOV.WALES.

Northern Ireland

From 19 July – NORTHERN IRELAND

Fully vaccinated people returning to Northern Ireland from amber list countries do not need to self-isolate.

From 26 July – NORTHERN IRELAND

Up to 15 people from any number of households can meet in a private garden.

The new ‘COVIDCertNI’ app can be used to show proof of vaccination for international travel. Find out more about what you can and cannot do in Northern Ireland on nidirect.

From 28 July – UK WIDE

The fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant opens. If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), find out if you can claim.

From 2 August – UK WIDE

If you’ve been fully vaccinated in the US or most of Europe you do not need to quarantine or take a day 8 test when returning from amber list countries.

From 4 August – UK WIDE

16 and 17 year olds can now get vaccinated. They’ll be contacted and invited by the NHS but cannot book online.

GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT

Vaccination

Find out who can get the vaccine, how to book or manage your appointment, information on vaccine safety, and vaccines in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.