UK Lockdown Restrictions
In order to stop the spread of the new covid-19 variant, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new rules and restrictions based on the lockdown to entire England. Here we discuss the restrictions declared in various sectors. All the people in and across have to follow the lockdown rules strictly in order to reduce the spread and help to save the lives of people all over the country.
Nearly around 60% of England’s people live under the toughest lockdown rules, which exploit a ban on inter-household meetings, closure of all restaurants, and non-essential business. This situation arises due to the large increase in the Covid-19 cases in the UK for the past 2 weeks vigorously, said Professor Kevin Fenton the Director of Public Health England. If this condition not checked properly then it would certainly lead to a rapid escalation in hospitalizations which results in the overwhelming process of NHS (National Health Service). Two weeks once the rules and restrictions are reviewed in order to bring out some relaxations in the rules based on the decrease in the widespread of a new form of the corona.
Lockdown Rules for Leaving Residential
The People around the UK should stay home safe and go out only for essential and most necessary factors like shopping for food, medicine, and other essentials. They can go to work if they cannot work from home and perform their process.
In addition, they can leave home to attend medical appointments for a medical emergency and treat vulnerable persons. International travel banned strictly, but for unavoidable work, they can move by following certain procedures to avoid widespread disease.
Some of the valid excuses to leave home are,
- If parents separated then children can leave home to meet them
- An individual can leave out of their home for other activities, which are most important in Education, training, etc.
- People can move for religious worship, or in case want to shift houses or for doing exercise with few members nearby.
- Visit Banks as per the most important requirement.
Apart from the valid reasons people are not supposed to leave their homes for unnecessary actions.
Lockdown Restrictions in Working Environment
The UK Government has issued a “Firm” to all the UK people to stay home safe and save lives. By following the covid guidelines individuals move from the house for most essential factors alone. The Tradesman allowed moving the people home, to carry out the specified task.
In general, the government of all countries has allowed people to abide by the lockdown rules, to continue work from home wherever possible, and to consider the physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing of the individual in all aspects. Employers have to think more creatively and try to implement effective ways of working in a smart way. This flexible approach for the employers to work from home also increases productivity.
Lockdown Rules for Education
The UK government has announced that all the primary and secondary schools, colleges will be closed until February half term. Students from universities can continue their education online from their residence except for few critical courses like critical care. Apart from all these nurseries and early settings will be open.
GCSE, AS and A level exams not be conducted as planned in 2021
Staffs will go ahead with remote teaching for university students except for few courses
The children of critical workers and vulnerable children and young people should attend the school remaining need not attend they can continue with remote learning.
Moreover, the decisions related to exams to conduct for the students are yet to be decided based on the discussions with the department for education. Some of the tests suspended during the lockdown.
Lockdown Rules for Retails and Hospitality
As mentioned earlier, the UK government declared that all the non-essential retail to be closed. If not closed then forced to close under tier 4 restrictions. All hospitality closed and forced to close if not. Restaurants and pubs to deliver food permitted but delivering alcohol are banned completely. People can move out for all essential needs and requirements.
Sports and Religion
All the indoor and outdoor sports closed that includes golf courses and tennis clubs. Apart from these, the professional sports and premier league will continue. Sports club for children of key workers and kids will remain open but whereas the swimming pools and gyms closed as before. The religious worships allowed but only individual prayer. The Zoos and other places similar to zoos that related to animal attraction will close.
Thus, the above mentioned are the rules and restrictions followed during the UK lockdown in all sectors by all individuals strictly.