In light of the emergence of the Omicron variant, we’d like to hear about how people in the UK are keeping positive and festive.
As Christmas rapidly approaches, many who spent the holiday without family and friends last year are looking forward to celebrating.
But news of the Omicron variant offers a harsh reminder that the pandemic is not over. While the variant’s emergence does not seem to have moved England’s views on lockdown restrictions – 68% are against closing pubs and 56% against the return of limited numbers at gatherings – health chiefs have warned that a surge in hospital admissions could be disastrous for the NHS.
With some firms going beyond official guidance to cancel their Christmas parties, the next few weeks remain uncertain. We’d like to hear about how you’re staying festive and cheerful this December – particularly if you’re doing something different to previous years.
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