Four ways to celebrate Christmas Day if you are forced to self-isolate

As a record 119,789 people in UK test positive for Covid, here is how to keep the Christmas spirit alive on your own

  • Better days ahead: those self-isolating look on the bright side

Ho, ho … oh no. The second Covid Christmas will not be a huge improvement from the first for many in the UK. More than 600,000 people will be forced to self-isolate on Christmas Day after a record 119,789 tested positive for Covid, the highest daily figure since the pandemic began. Officials say the self-isolation figure could rise to 750,000 as the Omicron variant continues to drive a record daily number of new cases.

While not being able to spend Christmas with loved ones will be devastating for most, some people are turning to unique methods to keep the festive spirit alive. Here are four things to look out for if you’re self-isolating over Christmas.

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