‘Encouraging signs’ plan B Covid measures may soon be lifted in England

Minister hints that some or all restrictions may be removed after review on 26 January

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Ministers are seeing “encouraging” signs that plan B coronavirus restrictions in England could be lifted in 10 days’ time, the co-chair of the Conservative party Oliver Dowden has said.

Current measures in England, including guidance to work from home and the widespread use of face coverings, were imposed in early December to help tackle the spread of Omicron. They are set to be reviewed on 26 January.

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