Following the latest Government announcement on the lifting of most Covid restrictions from Monday 19 July, with a return to individual responsibility over state intervention, we will see some changes come into force in England on 19 July, COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021 (Roadmap) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Unitas has decided to continue with its current rules on the wearing of face coverings and social distancing when in a working environment, beyond that date for the time being.
As the number of positive Covid cases continues to rise in Stoke-on-Trent and indeed across the country, this cautionary approach will help to keep our staff, their families and our customers safe and help to protect those who haven’t yet had their first or second doses of the vaccine. The situation will be under frequent review and we will keep you informed of any changes to working practices as they are confirmed.
Coronavirus cases in the city are now 305.8 per 100,000 people, for the week 27 June – 3 July 2021, there continues to be a significant increase of cases in the city,