We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:
- stay at home as much as possible
- work from home if you can
- limit contact with other people
- keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
- wash your hands regularly
Under Government guidelines, you are now able to do the following while observing social distancing:
- Spend time outdoors
- Meet one other person from a different household outdoors
- Exercise outdoors as often as you wish
- Use outdoor sports courts or facilities
- Go to a garden centre
From 25 July
Sports facilities and venues will open, including:
- indoor gyms
- fitness and dance studios
- indoor swimming pools
- indoor water parks
Please note that this is subject to further guidance nearer the time.
From 13 July
Close contact services can open, such as:
- nail bars
- tanning booths
- massage parlours
- tattoo parlours
- body piercing studios
Only services that do not involve work in the highest risk zone – directly in front of the face – should be made available to clients, in line with government guidance.
From 11 July
- you can participate in team and other grassroots sports where the sports governing body has issued guidance on how to do so safely
- outdoor swimming pools and outdoor water parks can open
- outdoor performances in front of a live audience and indoor rehearsals can take place in COVID-19 secure venues. Indoor rehearsals and indoor performances for broadcast should only happen where no audience is present
- smaller-scale indoor performances can be piloted in COVID-19 Secure venues once approved by the government
From 4 July
The following businesses can open from 4 July:
- hotels, hostels, bed and breakfast accommodation, holiday apartments or homes, cottages or bungalows, campsites, caravan parks or boarding houses
- places of worship
- community centres
- restaurants, cafes, workplace canteens, bars, pubs that are self-contained and can be accessed from the outside
- hair salons and barbers, including mobile businesses
- theatres and concert halls
- funfairs, theme parks, adventure parks and activities such as go-karting, laser tag and paintballing
- outdoor gyms and playgrounds
- museums and galleries
- bingo halls
- outdoor skating rinks
- amusement arcades and other entertainment centres, such as snooker halls
- model villages
- social clubs
- indoor attractions at aquariums, zoos, safari parks, farms, wildlife centres and any place where animals are exhibited to the public as an attraction
- indoor and outdoor areas of visitor attractions including, gardens, heritage sites, film studios and landmarks
From 15 June
- All non essential retail shops will be open, provided they meet coronavirus secure guidelines.
When retail premises open to the public, measures will be in place to ensure social distancing. You should comply with these measures to reduce the spread of the virus.
From 1 June
- Groups of up to six people will be able to meet outdoors, including in gardens and other private outdoor spaces.
- Outdoor markets will be open for business, provided they meet coronavirus guidelines.
- Car showrooms will be open, provided they meet coronavirus guidelines.
You must abide by social distancing guidelines at all times, keeping two meters apart from those not in your household.