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These are the Plan B Covid restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Posted on - 9th December, 2021 - 8:52am | Author - | Posted in - Health, Politics, Preston News
Walking through Preston city centre with face masks on Pic: Paul Melling
Masks are now mandatory in more settings. Pic: Paul Melling

Last night (Wednesday, December 8) new Covid restrictions were announced by Boris Johnson.

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From Monday (December 13) people are being asked to work from home if they can.

From Friday (December 10) mask wearing will be extended to most indoor venues such as cinemas or theatres.

Read more: Prestonians urged to get their Covid vaccines to help in the fight against Omicron

From next week (week beginning December 13) a Covid pass or negative lateral flow test will be needed for entry in clubs and some other venues.

You can get your Covid pass here: https://nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-pass/…

Rather than isolating for 10 days Omicron-positive contacts will now have to test daily.

People are reminded that the vaccine booster is opened to all over 40s, and the gap between second and third jab has been reduced from six months to three.

You can book here: https://nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/…



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