TOUGHER ‘Plan C’ restrictions could be enforced in the New Year if the Omicron variant sees cases surging, according to reports today.
The i says a new package would ramp up current rules by reintroducing the NHS Covid app check-in for pubs and restaurants, making face masks compulsory in all indoor spaces and using vaccine passports for more venues.
It could also see the return of compulsory 10-day isolation for contacts of confirmed cases of all Covid variants – despite whether you’re double-jabbed or not.
Meanwhile, Boris Johnson’s Plan B has today officially kicked in with the introduction of mandatory face coverings in a range indoor settings, including public transport, theatres, cinemas and churches.
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