The over-75s and those who are clinically vulnerable will be given a fourth coronavirus jab within weeks as ministers prepare to outline plans for Britain to live with Covid-19 in the long term.
Most Covid regulations, including those that mandate lockdowns and isolation, will be scrapped in what ministers will say tomorrow is a move away from government intervention towards personal responsibility.
However, the elderly and those who have immuno-suppressant conditions will be offered another booster vaccination within weeks. It is six months since many had their third jab last autumn.
Boris Johnson will confirm that all remaining regulations that restrict public freedoms will be repealed.
Instead, the “living with Covid” plan will make clear that Britain will continue to use vaccines and other drugs