As it looks likely July 21 Freedom Day could be delayed by up to four weeks, people in Hull have had their say over whether the final phase of lockdown should be lifted.
As concerns grow over rapidly increasing cases of the Delta variant, Downing Street sources have told the BBC that the government are considering a move to delay lifting the final stage of lockdown.
The final step in Boris Johnson's exit roadmap would see all legal limits of social contact removed in England - originally planned for no earlier than June 21.
But the Prime Minister is expected to announce a delay of up to four weeks in a formal announcement on Monday.
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Speaking during the G7 summit in Cornwall, he insisted that no decisions had yet been taken however he made clear there had been a deterioration in the situation, with a surge in cases of the Delta variant – first detected in India – since the start of the month.
And just like the rest of the country, people in Hull are excited to get back to "normal" life - while others are still cautious and suggest people can carry on waiting that bit longer.
Pat Hobson, 69 and her son, Matthew Hobson, 34, both contracted coronavirus in February and are still recovering.
Pat said: "I will absolutely be abiding by restrictions if they do extend them. I don’t know how on Earth I caught Covid because I haven't gone anywhere without my mask on and people who don't wear them infuriate me.
"I’m not wearing my mask as a fashion accessory, it’s nearly killed me for a year.
"If people don't want to wear them, I hope they catch it and I hope they are really poorly with it - that's how annoyed I feel about it.
"If they suddenly reopen things people are going to be stupid and its all going to go round in a circle and we will be back to square one. I cannot and I don't think anyone wants to go back there again.
Cleaner Matthew says he and his mum came down with the virus just two days after Pat received her first vaccine.
He said: "I started feeling really bad and lost the sense of taste and smell and was feeling really tired. We were sleeping for 15 hours a day, going to bed at 10pm and getting up at 2pm.
"We had it in February and I am only getting over the last bits of it about five weeks ago. The after affects of Covid is worse than having it, I still don't have my sense of smell back - it's gone. My taste is about 60 per cent there now."
Ian Fowlie, 61 and his partner Lisa Payton, 47, said people are used to lockdown and can wait a bit longer for restrictions to go.
Waiting in Queen Victoria Square for his second Covid jab, Ian said: "I don’t really care, I am used to it now. I have no problem with them extending it.
"I think everything they have done has been spot on to be honest. We can sit and moan about it all we like but at the end of the day Boris Johnson has been elected to run the country.
"If that’s what it comes down to then fair enough.
"I am still going to work everyday I am sat outside now talking to people and it would be nice to go back to sport and things like that but if we have to wait a few extra months or weeks is it really going to make that much of a difference to somebodies life?"
“I think they are damned if they do and damned if they don’t," added Lisa.
Stephen Foster, 56 and his elderly friend worried about the lack of social distancing in the city.
Stephen said: "I think they should lockdown, I saw that a man and woman both had two jabs and they both caught it.
"I had my second jab and I was sweating like mad. Absolutely soaking."
His friend added: "I was in Prospect Centre and there were all these people and they were all going the wrong way and bumping into you, it frightens me.
"There are people who aren't obeying the rules. Since March last year I said we have got this for life and I still believe that.
"I will be washing my hands and keeping safe - we should be on lockdown".
However, mum-of-two Natalie Cox, 28, disagrees and wants everything to open up.
She said: "Now a lot of us have been vaccinated I think we just need to open up and get back to normality. My husband is a taxi driver and things have been really tough for him.
"We’ll be pretty much going back to normal. We will still be cautious with everything and we will still wear masks – I don't think that will be going any time soon and I don't know anyone who doesn't carry hand sanitiser these days.
"We are planning days out and things now like we were pre-Covid.
"I was pregnant over lockdown so it was tough and going to hospital on your own and everything wasn't particularly fun. It was a long lockdown with a little one and being heavily pregnant."