Vaccination passes will be needed for nightclubs and large events starting next week, and residents will be told to work from home, if possible.
The MHRA said Xevudy or sotrovimab is for people with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk of developing severe disease.
A man who sent a bomb hoax to a U.K. coronavirus vaccine factory and similar parcels elsewhere was sentenced to more than two years in prison.
Britain's government extended its COVID-19 booster programs to younger people Monday, hoping to stave off a fresh wave of infections during the colder winter months.
Everyone aged over 50 and all those classified as most at risk from COVID-19 should qualify for a booster six months after their second dose.
The Premier League defied FIFA to decide on Tuesday that almost 60 players from 19 clubs would not be released next week to fly off to qualifiers in 26 countries on Britain's red list.
While most head teachers and teachers' unions are in favour of resuming classes as soon as possible, there are lingering concerns about the welfare of their staff, pupils and their families.