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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Aberdeen, United Kingdom – updates and restrictions


Located in United Kingdom, the city of Aberdeen has a population of 214.6K. The latest data indicates 22,220,178 cases of Covid-19 infection in United Kingdom as of May 18, 2022 ,with 177,721 deaths. This represents a 33 percent increase from September 1, 2021, when 132,742 people died and 6,825,074 cases were registered, and a 304 percent increase from October 20, 2020, when 43,967 people were died and 762,542 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Aberdeen.



Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

No reduction of workplaces in significant differences compared to non-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

214.6K residents who live in Aberdeen

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

214.6K residents who live in Aberdeen

Gatherings can be held in Aberdeen without restriction

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

There are no measures to restrict public transportation

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

214.6K residents who live in Aberdeen

No order to remain at home in Aberdeen

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Foreign travelers are not subject to any restrictions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

People with no jobs or who are unable to work will not receive income assistance

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

A narrow relief tailored to a specific contract type

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

214.6K residents who live in Aberdeen

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Conducting tests on any person showing symptoms of Covid-19

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

Not every case involves contact tracing

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

214.6K residents who live in Aberdeen

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

Recommended facial covering outside the home in Aberdeen

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

Some restrictions on external visitors and or restrictions protecting elderly people at home related to isolation, hygiene and security in LTCFs




Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction October 20, 2020 September 1, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

All educational institutions should be closed

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Employers may close their offices, or require their employees to continue working from their houses in certain circumstances

No Changes

Cancellation of public events and shows

All public events must be cancelled

The Aberdeen authorities recommend canceling public events

Restrictions on gatherings

Limits on gatherings of ten or fewer people

No Changes

Public transportation shuts down

The authorities recommend closing routes, reducing volumes, or reducing transportation methods

No Changes

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

People are advised not to leave the house

No order to remain at home in Aberdeen

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

It is recommended not to travel between regions or cities

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Quarantine arrivals into Aberdeen from all, some, or most of the regions

Blocking entering from some regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

The government is replacing 50% or more of the lost salary, or is paying a flat sum that is greater than all the lost salary 50% median salary

No Changes

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Provides extensive contract relief and debt relief

No Changes

Facial covering policies outside the home

Required in all shared or public spaces outside the home where other people are present or any other situation when social distancing isn't possible

No Changes

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Vaccines are not available

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Establishing stringent hygiene and isolation guidelines in LTCFs, prohibiting all non-essential external visitors, and or requiring all elderly to remain at home and not leave the house with few exceptions, and receiving no external visitors

Some restrictions on external visitors and or restrictions protecting elderly people at home related to isolation, hygiene and security in LTCFs



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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