Savid Javid announces isolation reduction from 10 to 7 days

The self-isolation period for fully vaccinated people who have Covid has been cut to a week, allowing thousands of Britons to socialise over Christmas.From Wednesday, those in England who receive negative lateral flow results on day six and day seven of their self-isolation period, and are vaccinated, will no longer have to self-isolate for the full 10 days.Health Secretary Sajid Javid said the change in rules was “sensible” and would help to ease staffing shortages in the NHS.

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