There will be no limit on the number of visitors to care homes in England, the government’s announced, as further restrictions are set to ease, Report informs referring to BBC News.

This is being brought in from January 31, and the change also sees self-isolation periods cut and care homes only having to follow outbreak management rules for 14 days, not 28. The move means people could see more of their loved ones, says Health Secretary Sajid Javid.

The latest Covid restrictions – wearing face coverings and using Covid passes – are ending in England from January 27. The government says they’re no longer legally required because of the vaccine rollout and because we have a better understanding of how to treat the virus.