Omicron: What are the new Covid rules for the UK?

Wales has announced new Covid restrictions, which come into force just after Christmas.
It follows moves in England and Scotland to tackle the Omicron variant.
Nightclubs are to close from 27 December, in response to the rising number of cases.
Social distancing will be reintroduced when shops and workplaces reopen after Christmas.
First Minister Mark Drakeford asked people to socialise less – "especially if you're seeing older or more vulnerable people over Christmas", and to space meetings out.
He urged people to take lateral flow tests (LFTs) before going out, to meet outdoors if possible and to make sure indoor spaces are well-ventilated.
Current restrictions include:
More restrictions may be announced in Wales next week.
What are the full rules in Wales?
A series of new measures were announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon:
Other measures in place include:
What are the rules in Scotland?
Somevenues and events are now legally required to check the Covid status of over 18s.
Proof of being fully vaccinated (currently two doses), proof of a negative test in the last 48 hours, or an exemption are needed.
This can be done with an NHS Covid Pass, or an alternative way of showing a negative test, like a text or an email from the NHS.
People need to demonstrate their Covid status to gain entry to:
Face coverings are compulsory in most indoor public venues, including theatres and cinemas – as well as on public transport and in places like shops and hairdressers. Masks won't be needed in pubs or restaurants, or venues like gyms where it's "not practical".
People should work from home "if they can".
Lateral flow tests should be used before people enter "a high-risk setting", such as a crowded place, the government says.
Anyone who's been in contact with a positive Covid case, and is fully vaccinated, now has to take LFTs for seven days.
Other rules include:
Restrictions include:
What are the rules in Northern Ireland?
Anyone travelling to the UK has to take a PCR or LFT in the two days before their departure.
They must take a PCR test in the two days after the day they arrive in the UK, self-isolating until they have a negative result.
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