COVID-19 Update


You must not meet with people from other households socially in groups of more than 6.

  • This will apply indoors and outdoors, including in private homes.

  • COVID-19 Secure venues, such as places of worship, restaurants and hospitality venues, can still host larger numbers in total but groups of up to 6 must not mix or form larger groups.

  • This rule will not apply to individual households or support bubbles of more than 6 who will still be able to gather.

  • Education and work settings are unaffected, and organised team sports will still be able to proceed, as will weddings up to 15 and funerals up to 30.

How to stop infection spreading:​

  • HANDS - Wash your hands regularly and for 20 seconds.

  • FACE – Wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet.

  • SPACE – Stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live with where possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place.

Looking after your health and wellbeing:


  • Stay in touch with family and friends over the phone or on social media

  • Try to keep yourself busy – you could try activities like cooking, reading, online learning and watching films

  • Do light exercise


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Page last reviewed: 14th October 2020.

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