Official information

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place:

  • Only socialise indoors with people you live with or who are in your support bubble
  • Up to 6 people or 2 households can meet outside - there are no changes to social contact rules on 12 April
  • Work from home if you can and only travel when necessary
  • If you have symptoms get a test and stay at home

From April 12

  • All retail shops can reopen as well as personal care, libraries, outdoor pubs and community centres.
  • Most outdoor attractions can also reopen and indoor leisure including gyms (individual use only)
  • Self contained accommodation can reopen and all children's activities and outdoor hospitality
  • Full details on what you can and cannot do are also available. 

You can find out more about how the rules will change on 12 April.

More coronavirus information on GOV.UK 

Find out more about the easing of restrictions (roadmap).

Take the next step safely

    • Wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
  • Cover face - wear a face covering in enclosed spaces
  • Make space - stay at least 2 metres apart - or 1 metre with a face covering or other precautions
  • Fresh air - letting fresh air into enclosed spaces regularly throughout the day will help to reduce the spread of the virus.  Watch the video to find out more.
UK government and NHS - every action counts in the fight against coronavirus - screenshot from video

Latest NHS advice

If you have coronavirus symptoms:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

Get a test and stay at home.

Face coverings 

You must wear a face covering in a number of indoor settings, including in shops and on public transport. You can find more details on when to wear a face covering on the Government's website.  

Hand washing

Continue to wash your hands more often than usual, especially when you get home or into work, blow your nose, sneeze or cough, eat or handle food. 
  • Cough and sneeze into a tissue to catch it.

  • Throw it away to bin it.

  • Wash your hands frequently to kill it.

Don’t touch your face unless you’ve washed your hands.

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