In England, from today, staff and pupils in secondary schools and colleges will not be required to wear a face covering in classrooms.
Other rules have also shifted. For example, you are no longer asked to work from home if you can.
Moreover, 16 and 17 year olds can now book a booster dose online. Parents and guardians of people at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 between 12 to 15 years old, or those living with people at higher risk, will also be contacted to book a booster.
The UK Government adds: “You can stop self-isolating at the start of day six if you get two negative rapid lateral flow test results on days five and six and do not have a temperature. If either test is positive, wait until the next day before testing again”.