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I am an EU student with pre-settled status who has been forced to study from home due to the pandemic. I was out of the UK for less than 6 months due to COVID-19 but if I add my previous absences, I break my continuous residence. Am I covered by the exemption released in December 2020?

The Government has recently updated the guidance on COVID-related absences, for more information read the ‘continuous residence’ FAQ.