Social distancing rules during coronavirus in England
Areas with high numbers of coronavirus cases may be subject to local lockdowns with increased restrictions.
Gatherings of more than 30 people are banned.
There are exceptions for specific events, and for things like schools and workplaces.
You can stay overnight at someone’s home, or in a hotel, campsite or other accommodation.
Most businesses including shops, pubs and restaurants, swimming pools and gyms and hairdressers are allowed to open.
People over the age of 10 must wear a face covering on public transport and in shops and supermarkets.
- physical or mental illness, impairment or disability which prevents you wearing a face covering
- taking medicine, eating and drinking when necessary
- lip reading
- travelling to escape harm
- if you are asked to remove your face covering by someone in authority
Reporting a social distancing violation
Please make sure you understand what is and is not allowed before you get in touch with us. We particularly want you to tell us about large gatherings of people obviously from different households.