Shielding advice for the clinically extremely vulnerable to stop from April

Department of Health and Social Care have published information on how more than 3.79 million clinically extremely vulnerable people in England will be informed they are no longer advised to shield from Thursday 1 April 2021.

  • Advice to the clinically extremely vulnerable to shield ceases from Thursday 1 April, as virus infection rates continue to fall
  • People on shielded patient list will receive letters from today with updated guidance on steps people can take to reduce their risk
  • More than 9 in 10 clinically extremely vulnerable people have been vaccinated with a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

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