17 May Restrictions in England – 17th May
Today we move cautiously forward to Stage 3 of our roadmap. This is what you need to know
Further lockdown restrictions have now been eased:
Up to six people or two households can meet inside, with overnight stays allowed.
If you choose to, close personal contact with a small group of family or friends is allowed but we must be cautious around those who are clinically extremely vulnerable or pregnant. Read the guidance: http://ow.ly/1tVN50EJEBp
Up to 30 people can meet outside in private gardens.
Pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues can resume indoor service. Updated guidance for businesses can be found here: http://ow.ly/fpuq50EJEBn
Indoor entertainment venues such as cinemas, theatres and children’s play areas can reopen.
Indoor group sports and exercise classes can resume.
Up to 30 people can attend weddings, wakes and other commemorative events.
There will be no restrictions on the number of people attending funerals.
Hotels, hostels and B&Bs can reopen for domestic holidays.
International travel can resume allowing people to go on foreign holidays to green list countries. A full list of green list countries can be found here: http://ow.ly/BUuT50EJEBq
University students can return to face-to-face education.
Pupils no longer need to wear a face covering in the classroom.
You should continue working from home if you can.