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Advice for the most clinically vulnerable people in England and Wales to shield at home during the Covid pandemic is coming to an end later.
The change – amid falling cases and hospital admissions – applies from 1 April to about four million people.
Letters have been sent out to the group in the last few weeks.
They are still being advised to keep social contacts at low levels, work from home where possible and stay at a distance from other people.
According to NHS Digital, there are 3.8 million shielded patients in England and 130,000 in