I have mentioned the term London lockdown in 14 posts this year, and for that I apologize. The main reasons I have probably overused this phrase is because it is the largest theme and greatest thing affecting my life. However, I really should not say London lockdown this effects the whole country as unlike the US, we have a national plan. And today I wanted to share more details of England’s roadmap out of lockdown.
Though what confuses many is that while it’s the United Kingdom. One county with one passport and one prime minister – in some instances it’s four individual countries. Scotland has a first minister, as does Wales and Northern Ireland. And if you ask Mark, they are separate as the four all have rugby teams that are individual teams in the six nations tournament. Without getting into politics the first ministers can make Certain rules about certain things – the NHS is the national health care device for all of them though the leaders can make changes to the rollout.
So today I am going talk about the England plans that affects London and me. Since the start of the year we have been in an official stay at home order. And that ended yesterday! 👏🏻👏🏻 this is an especially big deal as Easter is this weekend and that’s a four day weekend here. But enough about that: here is the is the official roadmap out of lockdown:
There are so many positive things on the list above but the ones I am most excited about are seeing people in person, the gyms reopening, and slowly being able to travel again. Of course this plan is pending the vaccine rollout, infection rates, hospitalization and more however, so far so good and fingers crossed it stays on track. If you want to see where the information above came from you can read the full government guidance here.
Does this make my comments about London lockdown a bit clearer?