COVID Update November 5th National Lockdown: Shielding
The UK government have announced that England will go into a period of lockdown whereby those that can stay in their homes should do so except when needing to go out for essential purpose or to work. Full instructions are as follows:
Additional instructions for people living in England who are highly vulnerable have been published. This is the group of people who received a letter from their doctor or UK government during the first wave of infections telling them Shield themselves at home as they are at increased risk of experiencing more severe symptoms if they were to become ill with COVID-19.
- Public Health England (PHE) advice to people in England who received a letter earlier this year telling them that they should Shield themselves to prevent infection
This document replaces all earlier documents published on Shielding, and only applies to England. The advice is different depending on the risk level set in your local area by Gov.uk. (Medium, High or Very High – see link above)
For people living in the UK outside of England: The UK government has updated its instructions for people living in England to help prevent infection by COVID-19.
- Complete set of documents issued for England with links to similar documents for