Millions of over 50s could be told to stay home to help avoid a second nationwide lockdown.
those who are aged 50 – 70 could be given personalised risk ratings which will take in to account factors such as age and medical history.
The new plans being discussed in Downing Street could prevent a second nationwide lockdown if there is a second wave of coronavirus.
A new shielding programme could be introduced if there is a big spike in Covid-19 cases.
2.2 million people who were deemed the most vulnerable during the start of the Covid-19 outbreak within the UK ended shielding on Saturday.
But if a second wave heads our way they will be asked to re-enter shielding.
London Lockdown Rules
The Prime Minster is also considering plans for what a local lockdown will look like in London.
Which means Londoners will be issued stay-at-home orders, they won’t be able to travel beyond the M25 and will be unable to stay in other peoples homes.