NewcastleGateshead Latest Coronavirus Information and Practical Advice

Please read on for official coronavirus UK guidance and resources for travelling safely to and within Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.

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  • Read the full and most up to date guidance from the official government website:

All coronavirus restrictions have ended in England

From 1 April 2022, the government ended all national coronavirus restrictions in England. This means:

  • Face masks are no longer mandatory in any indoor public spaces or on public transport
  • Covid passes, proof of full vaccination or recent negative test are not mandatory to enter nightclubs or other large venues.
  • People do not need to work from home

There is no legal requirement to isolate if you test positive for coronavirus however, it is advised to act with caution.

      Local authorities including Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council ask that residents and visitors continue to practice the following guidelines:

      • regularly wash your hands
      • consider wearing face masks when inside hospitality venues (ie bars, restaurants, cafes, attractions) - this is not mandatory, but highly recommended
      • keep fresh air flowing when indoors
      • Get vaccinated and your booster when you are offered it, and encourage others to do so as well
      • You can find where to get booster jabs in the North East here.

      Please visit for specific updates on localised restrictions from the North East councils.

        Key information and most recent government guidelines for the UK: