COVID 19

Keep doing the right thing for Solihull

 

There are temporary changes to rules around COVID:

From Tuesday 30 November 2021

  • Face coverings are a legal requirement in shops and on public transport. This is the law.
  • Those who have come into contact with an individual who may have been infected with the Omicron variant will need to self-isolate. This will apply even if you are fully-vaccinated or aged 18 or under. This is the law.
  • International arrivals from non-red list countries who are fully vaccinated will need to isolate at home and take a PCR test on or before day 2 following your arrival. You are only permitted to leave isolation if this test result is negative. If your test result is positive, you will need to isolate for 10 days. Red list countries must follow red list rules including testing and quarantine. This is the law.

COVID case rates remain high in Solihull. Therefore, the advice is to keep doing the simple things that stop the virus spreading:

  • Get vaccinated – first, second or booster dose as soon as possible
  • Wear face masks on public transport, in shops and crowded indoor spaces
  • Self-isolate if you have COVID or are an unvaccinated adult who is a close contact of a case
  • Continue to work from home if you can
  • Download and use the NHS COVID-19 app to know if you’ve been exposed to the virus

The full details of the new guidelines can be found here.