What are the Covid self-isolation rules and will they be scrapped?

People with Covid in England may soon no longer have to self-isolate after testing positive

1/21/2022 12:13:00 AM

People with Covid in England may soon no longer have to self-isolate after testing positive

People with Covid in England may soon no longer have to self-isolate after testing positive.

Getty ImagesThere will "soon be a time" when self-isolation for people with Covid is not required in England, Boris Johnson has said.Currently some people with Covid can stop isolating after five full days if they are in England, or seven days elsewhere in the UK.

Could self-isolation rules in England be scrapped?The current self-isolation regulations run out on 24 March.The PM told Parliament he does not expect to renew the rules and said they could end sooner if Covid data allows.He said that "as Covid becomes endemic" - constantly present - the government will "replace legal requirements with advice and guidance urging people with the virus to be careful and considerate of others".

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WHO are saying to open up international travel and businesses etc and just get on with it as the economic and health issues coming with the virus out way CV Harmful and wrong and means those of us who are vulnerable and/or older have to live out their lives in isolation What's the point of testing then?

So if we test positive we can all go out and spread it around even more. Are they getting these crazy ideas from The Book of Moron!!! The opposite Why are you misleading people by saying this ? In yesterday’s briefing it was made very clear that whilst this is being looked into, if it happens it will not be until March at the earliest. More pathetic media pot stirring.

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Covid isolation rules for infected people set to endCompulsory isolation for people with Covid-19 will be scrapped by the spring, Boris Johnson said yesterday as he signalled that the end of the pandemic was in sight.The prime minister announced that plan B measures would be dropped, insisting that the government had “got the big things right” and wo what could possibly go wrong .

Image source, Getty Images There will "soon be a time" when self-isolation for people with Covid is not required in England, Boris Johnson has said. Currently some people with Covid can stop isolating after five full days if they are in England, or seven days elsewhere in the UK. Could self-isolation rules in England be scrapped? The current self-isolation regulations run out on 24 March. The PM told Parliament he does not expect to renew the rules and said they could end sooner if Covid data allows. He said that "as Covid becomes endemic" - constantly present - the government will "replace legal requirements with advice and guidance urging people with the virus to be careful and considerate of others". This would be similar to advice for other infectious diseases such as flu. Health Secretary Sajid Javid also said he was "optimistic" the government would shortly be able to "remove all restrictions around Covid". It is not clear whether the rest of the UK would follow suit.