Covid Update November 2021

Arrivals to England

From 4am 30 November 2021, fully vaccinated people must self-isolate and take a PCR test before the end of day 2 after they arrive in England. They may leave self-isolation if their PCR result is negative. Lateral flow tests will not be accepted.

 https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=5d99c957-5b87-4930-a32a-4b3c7f32f84f&utm_content=immediately



Updated Red List Countries (last updated 28 November 2021)

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-list-of-countries-and-territories


Tightend up Rules throughout UK

  • Prime Minister confirms new, temporary measures to respond to emergence of UK cases of the Omicron variant (27th November)
  • All international arrivals to take a Day 2 PCR test and self-isolate until they receive a negative test (from 4am on Tuesday 30th November)
  • All contacts of suspected Omicron cases must self-isolate, regardless of their vaccination status. They will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace
  • Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops and public transport (from 4am on Tuesday 30th November)
  • Pupils in England in year 7 and above, plus staff and visitors, are being “strongly advised” to wear a face covering in communal areas under the “temporary and precautionary” measure https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-59452502
  • Measures are precautionary, and will be reviewed over the coming weeks

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-takes-decisive-action-against-new-covid-19-variant