COVID-19 (coronavirus) - latest government guidance

Updated 16th July 2021

From 19 July 

England moves to Step 4 of the roadmap. Everyone should be cautious whilst managing the risks as cases of COVID-19 remain high. Find out what will change and what you should do to protect yourself and others.

Fully vaccinated people returning to England from amber list countries will not need to quarantine.

From 16 August 

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


If you have symptoms of coronavirus, stay at home. Do not visit a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.