Most legal restrictions to control COVID-19 have been lifted in England.

However, covid rates are high and the virus is still spreading so we all need to continue to be careful and cautious, even if we have been vaccinated.

We are continuing to strongly encourage people to wear face coverings in crowded areas such as public transport. 

Anyone using the Metrolink network, bus stations or transport interchanges in Greater Manchester must still wear a face covering unless exempt.

It is also recommended:

  • All adults get both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine
  • If you are meeting up with people try and do so outdoors or if indoors to let fresh air in by opening doors and windows
  • Everyone takes free, regular lateral flow coronavirus tests twice a week
  • Everyone washes their hands regularly for 20 seconds

If you or anyone in your household has symptoms or tests positive you must self-isolate. You must also isolate if you are told to by NHS Test and Trace. 

Find out how Greater Manchester is responding to the pandemic, and what you can do to help.

Greater Manchester Living with Covid Resilience Plan (Word, 539KB)

Covid-19 Test and Trace Privacy Notice - What we do with your data

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Weekly Mayoral COVID19 Press Conference

Press briefings from the Mayor of Greater Manchester and other leaders

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Overall picture and health advice

The latest on the overall picture in relation to COVID-19

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Support for residents and vulnerable people

More on available support for residents and vulnerable people

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Information on how to volunteer in Greater Manchester

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Jobs and support for businesses and employees

How business in Greater Manchester can get help and support

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Public transport in Greater Manchester

Updates on public transport and service changes

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Ways to keep active

Advice on keeping active while taking part in social distancing

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Household Waste Recycling Centres

Information about Household Waste Recycling Centres

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Keeping in Touch

How to keep up with all the latest information and updates

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Support for homeless people

Information on the support available for homeless people in Greater Manchester

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Tenants and Landlords in the Private Rented Sector

Information for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector

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Support for parents, families and young people

Information for those with children at home and for young people

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Stay Safe Stay Well

Information on supporting residents to stay safe and well

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Offer support or request assistance

Online form to record offers of help and requests for assistance in relation to Covid-19

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Select Committee Responses

Responses to Government Select Committees

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VCSE sector

Information on support for the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester

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Greater Manchester's COVID-19 Management Plan: how we control outbreaks

Controlling outbreaks of Covid-19 in Greater Manchester

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Safely Managing Covid-19: Greater Manchester Population Survey results