Lifting COVID-19 restrictions in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland: update

Ending of COVID-19 restrictions in England

On 21 February, the Prime Minister announced the ending of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions in England. The policy document, COVID-19 response: living with COVID-19, suggests that

“Over time, though hard to predict, it is likely that COVID-19 will become a predominantly winter seasonal illness with some years seeing larger levels of infection than others. This may take several years to occur and waves of infection may occur during winter or at other times in the year” [19]. Continue reading