The length of time people who have tested positive for Covid must isolate for is being cut to five full days in England from Monday, Health Secretary Sajid Javid announces.

Currently people have to self-isolate for at least seven days but are able to stop isolating if they return two negative lateral flow tests on days six and seven.

From Monday with two negative tests people can leave isolation at the start of day six, he says.

Ministers have said cutting the isolation period would east staff pressures in some sectors, such as the NHS, transport and education.

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