PM 'pleased' to relax rules over care home trips

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is "pleased" care home residents can "now leave their homes to reunite with their loved ones outdoors".

"With the data continuing to head in เล่นสล็อต the right direction and as restrictions ease, it is my priority to keep increasing visits for residents in the coming weeks in a safe and controlled way," he said.

Care Minister Helen Whately said: "I know residents and their families have found the restrictions on trips out of care homes incredibly difficult.

"This is one more step towards getting back to normal, while protecting care homes from the continued risk of Covid-19."

The government is expected to review the self-isolation requirement for other types of visits when it reaches the next stage of the government's road map for easing restrictions on 17 May.