Plan B Covid-19 restrictions explained

BORIS Johnson has triggered Plan B Covid restrictions to battle the lightning spread of the Omicron variant across Britain.

From Friday face covering will become compulsory in most indoor venues, including cinemas, theatres and places of worship, but not gyms, bars or restaurants.

Masks are already required on Public transport and in shops, although the reintroduction of policing and fines has meant that more people are adhering to the rules

Those who can work form home are advised to do so from Monday, but Christmas parties and nativity plays can still go ahead.

From Wednesday an NHS app, Covid Pass will be essential for entry to large gatherings.
This includes, Indoor events with 500 or more people, unseated outdoor events with more than 4,000 people and any event with a crowd of more than 10,000.

The government hopes these new Plan B measures will slow the spread of the Omicron variant
and buy time for the vaccine booster programme to bolster defences against covid-19
Valerie Browne the Sun

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