Guidance in England

In England, there is a national lockdown and you must stay at home.
This information was current at the time this page was last updated on: 13 April 2021, 4pm

COVID-19 Roadmap

The Government has published the 4 steps to easing coronavirus restrictions in England. This will be reviewed by scientists and the Government regularly.

England is currently on Step 2 of the Roadmap.

The Four Tests

These are the 4 tests the Government will look at when deciding whether we can move on to the next step.

Four Tests - Easy Read (199kB)


Step 1

This step began on Monday 8 March and more easing happened on Monday 29 March. Find out what changed in the Easy Read below:

Roadmap: Step 1 (516kB)

Step 2

England is currently on this step. It happened on Monday 12 April. Find out what changed in the Easy Read below:

Roadmap: Step 2 (587kB)

Step 3

This step will happen at least 5 weeks after Step 2 and no sooner than Monday 17 May. Find out what will change in the Easy Read below:

Roadmap: Step 3 (403kB)

Step 4

This step will happen at least 5 weeks after Step 3 and no sooner than Monday 21 June. Find out what will change in the Easy Read below:

Roadmap: Step 4 (173kB)