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11.23am GMT

Compliance with most measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 “remained high” over the Christmas and New Year period, according to the latest release by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) ‘social impacts study’.

Some 90% reported always or often hand washing after returning home, 97% using a face covering, and 89% avoiding physical contact when outside their home.

44% formed an exclusive “bubble” on Christmas Day.

This was lower than the percentage that had previously planned to form a bubble over Christmas (50% reported between 10 and 13 December) https://t.co/NUn7EUv3Jz pic.twitter.com/R5R4tfX7ad

11.21am GMT

Four in 10 adults in Britain formed a Christmas bubble to celebrate Christmas Day, figures suggest.

Some 44% of adults in England, Scotland and Wales said they met up to two other households on December 25, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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