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No need to change Christmas plans in response to omicron, Javid says

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No need to change Christmas plans in response to omicron, Javid says

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said that people don’t need to change their Christmas plans due to the presence of the omicron variant of Covid in the UK, but suggested they might want to take a lateral flow test before attending certain events.

Javid made the comments when appearing on BBC Breakfast on Wednesday (1 December) and this echoes what Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been saying about people’s plans for the festive season.

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