Moving to Plan B , this guidance applies to ENGLAND
From 10 December you must wear a face covering in most indoor public places, at large venues and events, and on public transport.
From 13 December, you should work from home if you can.
From 15 December you’ll need to show your NHS COVID Pass at nightclubs, some venues and large events to show you’re fully vaccinated, have had a negative test result in the last 48 hours, or you have an exemption.
Booster vaccines , this guidance applies toENGLAND
People aged 40 and over can now pre-book a booster vaccine 2 months after their second dose. Book your booster vaccination appointment online or find a walk-in clinic. The NHS will contact you when you are eligible to book your booster dose.
New rules on self-isolation , this guidance applies toENGLAND
If you’re a contact of someone who may have been infected with the Omicron variant, you must self-isolate for 10 days, regardless of your age, vaccination status or any negative test results.
International travel , this guidance applies toENGLAND
Anyone aged 12 and over must take a PCR or lateral flow test 2 days before travelling to England, and show a negative result.
You must also take a PCR test within 2 days of arriving and self-isolate until you get a negative test result, even if you’re fully vaccinated. Check what you need to do to travel to England from another country.
Countries in Africa have been added to the red list. You can only enter England from these countries if you are a UK or Irish resident. You must quarantine in a managed hotel on arrival and take 2 COVID-19 tests.