9 Jan 2022

Covid: Nadhim Zahawi says cutting self-isolation to five days would ‘help’ staffing pressures

Whether it’s sticking a swab up your nose or a needle in your arm, Covid has seen most of us adapt to life in the pandemic. But there are suggestions today that a new approach may be in gestation.

The Education Secretary, wrestling with teacher shortages because of Covid, hinted that reducing the isolation period after a positive Covid test could help. That would aid struggling businesses too.

Ayshah Tull has the latest.