United Kingdom, Epidemic, Level 5: COVID-19 pandemic – United Kingdom [Update 278]

Update 2021-08-03: According to media reports on Tuesday (03 August), after England, Scotland also wants to lift most of its remaining COVID-19 restrictions next Monday (09 August). From then on, there will no longer be a compulsory distance to be kept in pubs, restaurants or at concerts. Capacities are to be fully utilised again. Those who have been fully vaccinated will no longer have to be quarantined if they have come into contact with an infected person. Contact restrictions will be lifted. However, protective masks remain mandatory in many public spaces.