UK Omicron

Party-goers urged not to travel across UK as Omicron surges

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resisted tightening restrictions in England despite the rapid spread of Omicron.

published on : 31st December 2021

UK may be forced into Omicron circuit breaker lockdown: Reports

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been presented with a number of options under Plan C, ranging from "mild guidance to nudge people, right through to lockdown".

published on : 18th December 2021

UK's Omicron COVID variant cases nearly double in a day, total tally at 817

The UK Health Security Agency said that if the growth rate and doubling time continue at the rate seen in the last two weeks, they expect to see at least 50 per cent of COVID cases to be 'Omicron'.

published on : 9th December 2021

Third Omicron case detected in UK, face masks compulsory from Tuesday

The latest case, like the two others, is linked to travel to southern Africa, where the variant was identified, but the individual is no longer in the UK.

published on : 28th November 2021

Tougher entry rules for foreign flyers, mandatory masks: UK announces new Covid norms as Omicron strain arrives

Britain has already said it is banning travel from six southern African nations because of the emergence of Omicron: South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Botswana.

published on : 27th November 2021