IMPORTANT COVID UPDATE: New national restrictions were introduced today (5th November). These measures start today and will be in place until 2nd December.
What this means for you
You must stay at home, expect for specific purposes.
Avoid people you do not live or who are not within your support bubble, except for specific purposes.
All non-essential businesses and hospitality venues will have to shut.
Everyone who can work from home must do so. Where it is essential to work in other people’s homes – for example nannies, cleaners and tradespeople – you can do so.
Schools, colleges and universities will remain open and children should continue to attend.
If you are over 60 or clinically vulnerable you should be especially careful to follow the rules and minimise your contact with others.
You cannot travel overseas or within the UK unless for work, education or other legally permitted reasons.
No overnight stays away from primary residences, including caravans and second homes.
Full details can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/…/new-national-restrictions-from-5…
I am aware of the immense strain this will put on businesses and workers. I also recognise the concerns and anxiety many people are feeling. If you are struggling please get in touch with my office, the details are at the bottom of this post.
You should download the NHS Test and Trace app, available at https://www.covid19.nhs.uk/
It is more important than ever that we wash our hands regularly, where a face covering and get tested and self-isolate if you have symptoms.
You can book your test https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ or by calling 119. Stay safe and observe social
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