Self-isolation removed for double-jabbed close contacts from 16th August

From Monday 16 August, people who are double jabbed or aged under 18 will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if they are identified as a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case.

The change was announced last month, as part of step 4 of the government’s COVID-19 roadmap. With 75% of people having received both doses of the vaccine, the majority of adults will no longer need to self-isolate if they are contacts.

Read more here - Self-isolation removed for double-jabbed close contacts from 16 August - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)