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walesonline.co.uk 15 Sep, 2021 11:30 am

Covid-19: What is the Government's Plan B?

Covid-19: What is the Government's Plan B?
After the UK Government eased most restrictions this summer, Covid-19 cases are on the rise and could see many measures return this winter

Follow Wales Online More On News all Most Read Most Recent Most Read Most RecentAfter the UK Government eased most restrictions this summer, Covid-19 cases are on the rise and could see many measures return this winter (Image: PA) Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later.The speech included a Plan A and Plan B, with Plan B only being deployed, should Covid-19 cases surge with the danger of overwhelming the NHS.Now that almost all Covid-19 restrictions have been eased, however, it leaves six million citizens unvaccinated and vulnerable to the highly contagious Delta variant.

Unlike in Scotland and Wales, face masks have not been mandatory in English shops and on public transport since 19 July.According to the Government, measures may include: Asking the public to act more cautiously, which appears to be a vague reference to using 'common sense' Introducing mandatory vaccine passports, used for the likes of nightclubs, pubs, restaurants and sporting events Legally requiring face masks in 'some settings' Despite the formulation of these plans, travel industry experts are expecting the Government to ease restrictions on international movement.

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