Coronavirus - stay safe and help prevent the spread

Updated: Monday 1 April 2022

The government has published its plan for living with COVID-19.

The remaining domestic restrictions in England are being removed. 

This means from 24 February 2022:  

  • You will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19. New guidance will advise people who test positive to stay at home and avoid contact with other people.
  • You will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if you are an unvaccinated close contact, and will no longer be advised to test for 7 days if you are a fully vaccinated close contact. New guidance will set out precautions for reducing risk to yourself and others.

There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading the COVID-19:

More information

Guidance on protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Keep informed via trusted sources

for local trusted information:

For national trusted information: 

Reported cases and current statistics

Local management of outbreaks

Our Outbreak control plan sets out ways in which Bury Council, the local NHS and other partner organisations aim to manage local outbreaks.   

Local outbreaks are identified and managed through continuous monitoring of the available data.