End to Covid rules for England ‘leaves 3.8m vulnerable people feeling abandoned’

Charities warn that shift on 19 July to personal choice on virus precautions is instilling fear in many most at risk

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Cancer patients, disabled people and other clinically extremely vulnerable groups say they will feel unsafe stepping the house after hearing that mask and social distancing requirements are to be abandoned, charities have warned.

Campaigners estimate that 3.8 million people have been left feeling abandoned by the government’s shift towards promoting “personal responsibility” as the sole means of navigating the surging Covid-19 infection rates in England.

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