We ask the people of Liverpool: Should isolation time for COVID be cut?

WATCH: We hit the streets of Liverpool to find what you think to the proposed change to the rules.

Should isolation time for COVID be cut?

People who test positive for coronavirus are required to self-isolate for at least seven days, but several sectors are experiencing staffing pressure.

The Prime Minister has order officials to look into cutting the COVID isolation period to five days.

But with the number of COVID patients in hospitals in the North West doubling in the last week - to over 2,500 - is this the right thing to do?

‘I know they mention the NHS but its all about cash’

Paul tells us what he thinks about cutting isolation times

Paul said: "I think that's the pressure of big business. I know they mention the NHS but its all about cash in the end."

‘It’ll help financially’

Glyn tells us what he thinks about cutting isolation times

Glyn said: "It'll help financially, but not for the COVID."

‘It’ll be good to be back to normal’

George tells us what he thinks about cutting isolation times

George said: "It'll be good to be back to normal."