#COVID19Chronicles-322: February 22, 2021-Lenten reflections 6: UK sets path out of lockdown

This time in 2020, I was just starting a short trip to the UK. Today, a year on, PM Boris Johnson outlined how England would exit from its long period of COVID lockdown.

The main points are summarized below:

UK vaccinated 1/3 of adult population and such progress has opened the door to an exit from restrictions.

Scottish schools reopened for youngest pupils, today:

English schools will reopen March 8 (for education and sport), as will care homes; outdoor sport will resume March 29:

Shops, hairdressers and outdoor facilities reopen April 12:

Fans can return to sporting events from May 17:

All restrictions to be removed by June 21:

Author: Dennis G Jones (aka 'The Grasshopper')

Retired International Monetary Fund economist. My blog is for organizing my ideas and thoughts about a range of topics. I was born in Jamaica, but spent 30 years being educated, living, and working in the UK. I lived in the USA for two decades, and worked and travelled abroad, extensively, throughout my careers and for pleasure. My views have a wide international perspective. Father of 3 girls. Also, married to an economist. :)