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Healthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch Leicestershire is your local health and social care champion. From Belgrave to Bottesford and everywhere in between, we make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers hear your voice and use your feedback to improve care.
COVID-19: New measures announced in response to the Omicron variant
The Prime Minister has announced new measures in response to the Omicron variant, including face coverings in shops and on public transport, PCR tests on or before day 2 for all international arrivals and self-isolation for contacts of suspected Omicron cases, including for those who are fully-vaccinated.
From 29 November, face coverings should be worn in communal areas in all education settings by staff, visitors and pupils, or students in year 7 and above, unless they are exempt. Pupils or students in year 7 or above should continue to wear face coverings on public and school transport, unless they are exempt.