Today, daily Covid cases are far higher than back then as we deal with another wave of infections. Yet all restrictions in England have gone, with some remaining in the rest of the UK.
Vaccines have made our lives safer and more normal, but what lessons have we really learnt from this pandemic?
Our Health and Social Care Editor Victoria Macdonald looks at what living with Covid looks like here in the UK. We also discuss why Hong Kong, China and New Zealand are seeing such sharp rises in Covid cases now, after two years of pursuing zero-Covid policies.
Sources: AP, Telegraph