For all four nations of the United Kingdom, national steps apply.
For England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, learn all about the prohibitions.
After a rise in coronavirus cases, all four nations of the United Kingdom have been put under national restrictions.
The surge, triggered in part by a rapidly spreading Sars-CoV-2 version, prompted England to abandon its tier structure on Jan. 4 in favor of national containment measures. This was followed on Boxing Day by similar national lockdowns introduced in Wales and Northern Ireland.
In Scotland, on Jan. 4, all local authorities on the mainland were placed on Tier 4, imposing a national lockout.
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