Guidance

COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021

The government has published the ‘Moving to Step 4 of the roadmap’ document. This sets out the essential actions that everybody should take to protect themselves and others while prevalence is high, as we transition towards learning to live with COVID-19. The ‘COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021’ sets out the shape of step 4 of the roadmap.

Applies to England

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COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021

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COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021 (easy read)

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Moving to step 4 of the roadmap

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The government’s roadmap out of lockdown was published in February 2021 and set out four steps on the roadmap out of lockdown. We have set out the shape of Step 4 and beyond as we transition towards learning to live with COVID-19. The ‘Moving to Step 4 of the roadmap’ publication sets out the essential actions that everybody should take to protect themselves and others while prevalence is high.

Reports from the roadmap reviews:

Published 5 July 2021
Last updated 27 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added easy read versions of 'COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021' and 'Moving to step 4 of the roadmap' publications.

  2. Added translations for 'Moving to step 4 of the roadmap' publication.

  3. Added translations for the 'COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021' publication.

  4. Removed attachment 'Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread from 19 July'. This guidance can now part of https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-coronavirus-restrictions-what-you-can-and-cannot-do

  5. This page has been updated to include the ‘Moving to Step 4 of the roadmap’ publication, and update to the ‘Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread from 19 July’ page and a link has been added to the Global Travel Taskforce Report (published 9 April).

  6. Updated guidance on coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread guidance. Added information on self isolation exemptions for people who are fully vaccinated or under 18, which comes into effect on 16 August.

  7. First published.