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Care home residents in England to be allowed only three visitors at Christmas

Residents to be allowed three nominated visitors and one essential care worker amid spread of Omicron variant

Care home residents will be allowed only three visitors and one essential care worker under updated government guidance announced as part of new measures to protect the sector from the spread of the Omicron variant.

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said the move was “in order to balance the current Covid-19 risk and the need to keep people safe in line with clinical advice”.

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