Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public health advice

We are in step 2 on the roadmap out of lockdown, which includes.

From 8 March

  • Schools and colleges reopen
  • No household mixing indoors
  • Wraparound childcare

From 29 March

  • The rule of 6 outdoors
  • Outdoor sport and leisure facilities can reopen
  • Organised outdoor sport is allowed

From 12 April

  • All retail can reopen
  • Personal care can reopen
  • Libraries and community centres can reopen
  • Most outdoor attractions can reopen
  • Indoor leisure can reopen
  • Self-contained accommodation can reopen
  • All children's activities can start up again
  • Outdoor hospitality can reopen
  • Indoor parent and child groups (max 15 people excluding under 5s) can start up again
  • Domestic overnight stays (household only) can restart
  • No international holidays
  • Funerals of 30 people
  • Wedding, wakes and receptions of 15 people
  • Event pilots

Read the full roadmap out of lockdown.