On Wednesday 8th December, Boris Johnson tightened coronavirus rules as part of the government’s ‘Plan B’ to help combat COVID-19 this winter. Here are the new measures that Mr Johnson has set forth :
- Reintroduction of working from home, for those who can
- Mandatory face masks in all public indoor venues, excluding those “where it is not practical”, such as when eating, drinking, exercising or singing
- Mandatory COVID pass to enter nightclubs and venues with large crowds
- Daily tests for those who are contacts of Omicron cases, instead of self-isolation
However, despite the toughened rules, the Prime Minister has insisted that these were “not a lockdown” and that people “should not” cancel Christmas plans.
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