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People shielding from coronavirus ‘feeling left behind’ as lockdown measures ease

People shielding from coronavirus ‘feeling left behind’ as lockdown measures ease

High-risk people who have spent more than two months shielding from coronavirus say they feel “left behind and forgotten about”, after being told their isolation may continue for “several more months”.

Charities supporting the more than two million people currently shielding from Covid-19 said Boris Johnson’s announcement that lockdown measures would be relaxed for the rest of the population have made the most vulnerable “deeply concerned” about the impact an extended period at home will have on their mental and physical health.

The Prime Minister was unable to give a timeframe on when lockdown measures for vulnerable people would be lifted. And they were dealt a further blow on Friday when Environment Secretary George Eustice warned that those shielding from coronavirus may have to continue to do so “for several more months”.

Nearly 50 charity bosses have written an open letter to the Government calling for the urgent need to

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People shielding from coronavirus ‘feeling left behind’ as lockdown measures ease

High-risk people who have spent more than two months shielding from coronavirus say they feel "left behind and forgotten about", after being told their isolation may continue for "several more months". Charities supporting the more than two million people currently...

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