This is good news for those on the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable List because protection has been discontinued.
This means that more than two million people will now be able to enter other households and visit stores.
But Boris Johnson has announced that there will be a crackdown on the wearing of face masks in public places as the death toll climbs.
The UK’s official death toll now stands at 46,193 after 74 more Covid-19 deaths were recorded.
During yesterday’s press conference, Mr Johnson criticized the pauses on further easing the lockdown, postponing the opening of many leisure businesses for another two weeks.
Casinos, bowling alleys and ice rinks were slated to reopen on August 1, but will remain closed.
Wedding receptions of up to 30 guests are also not allowed, but ceremonies can still take place.
Meanwhile, Leicester’s local lockdown was partially lifted last night with pubs, restaurants and hairdressers to reopen on Monday as parts of northern England, including Greater Manchester, entered a lockdown local Friday.
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