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Civil Contingencies Authority sets out plans to further de-escalate COVID-19 restrictions

The Civil Contingencies Authority has discussed and agreed a further phased reduction of remaining COVID-19 restrictions.   This week it will publish these in the ‘Bailiwick Blueprint – The Next Steps’ which sets out the measures which it intends to review and remove, giving indications where possible of the likely timeframes.


  • The Civil Contingencies Authority to publish ‘Bailiwick Blueprint- The Next Steps’ setting out timeframes for review and further de-escalation of COVID-19 restrictions
  • The CCA agreed to remove mandatory requirement for face coverings from midnight
  • ‘Enhanced passive follow-up’ for positive cases released from isolation before day 10 is removed with immediate effect, and replaced with guidance asking individuals to follow sensible precautions 
  • Other restrictions, including the requirement for positive cases to isolate are under review with further de-escalation intended for after February 17th

Read the media release.