Coronavirus (COVID‑19)

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place across the country, including for people who have been vaccinated. In England:

  • You can meet indoors in a group of up to 6 people or a group of any size from 2 households
  • You can meet outside in a group of up to 30 people
  • Work from home if you can and travel safely
  • If you have symptoms get a test and stay at home

If you have no symptoms:

If you have coronavirus symptoms:

Recent and upcoming changes

Restrictions are easing across the UK.

International travel

You should not travel to red or amber list countries or territories. Check what you need to do to travel internationally.

In England

Step 3 restrictions remain in place. Follow the guidance on what you can and cannot do.

There is currently a 4-week pause at Step 3 of the roadmap. After 2 weeks, the government will review the data to see if the risks have reduced. It’s expected that England will move to Step 4 on 19 July.

The Delta COVID-19 variant is spreading in England. See where it’s spreading fastest and find out what you should do.

NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme

All adults in England can now book COVID-19 vaccinations. Book your vaccinations on the NHS website.

Weddings and commemorative events - from 21 June

The number of people who can attend weddings, civil partnerships and commemorative events following a funeral now depends on how many can be safely accommodated with social distancing measures in place. Follow the guidance on what you can and cannot do.

In Scotland

From 5 June, many areas are changing COVID-19 protection levels. Find out your area’s level in Scotland on GOV.SCOT.

In Wales

From 7 June, you can choose 2 other households to meet indoors, becoming an extended household. Up to 30 people can meet outside, including in gardens and pubs. Read the rules for Wales on GOV.WALES.

In Northern Ireland

You can now socialise indoors in a group of up to 6 people from no more than 2 households, including for overnight stays. Up to 15 people from no more than 3 households can meet in a private garden. Shops, hairdressers and visitor attractions can reopen as well as indoor areas of pubs and restaurants. Read the guidance on current restrictions on nidirect.

Guidance and support

The rules and roadmap

The roadmap out of lockdown in England

How to meet friends and family safely

Testing and self-isolating

International travel


Self-employment and businesses

Work and support

Schools, universities, education and childcare

See specific guidance for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland


See all announcements

UK statistics

Total vaccinations

43.0 million

people have received their first dose

Last updated 19 June 2021

Vaccination data from the coronavirus data dashboard

Daily hospital admissions


new patients have been admitted to hospital

Last updated 15 June 2021

Healthcare data from the coronavirus data dashboard

Daily new cases


people tested positive with COVID-19

Last updated 20 June 2021

Cases data from the coronavirus data dashboard

All coronavirus information on GOV.UK