POLITICO politico.eu 13 Jan, 2022 14:00 am

England cuts coronavirus isolation to 5 days – POLITICO

England cuts coronavirus isolation to 5 days – POLITICO
Health Secretary Sajid Javid says decision, which comes into force next Monday, is based on new data.

Health Secretary Sajid Javid said Thursday that the decision was based on U.” Javid said there were “encouraging signs” that infections are falling in London and the East of England, but acknowledged rates were still rising in other parts of the country.“We are glad the government has acted quickly,” said Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the confederation.He pointed out that “the number of people in hospital is still high, with admissions still rising” in some areas, adding that “we are certainly not out of the woods yet.

He pointed out that there were already early signs that the rate of hospitalization is also starting to slow.They can leave isolation at the start of day six if they produce two negative lateral flow test results on days five and six.

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