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New Covid-19 measures – the latest restrictions

Government advice on COVID-19 for hospitality

The past few weeks have seen additional lock down measures put in place. Here is a list of the measures:

From Tuesday the 22nd September, people in Merseyside, Warrington, Halton and Lancashire (excluding Blackpool, Bolton and Greater Manchester), Wolverhampton, Oadby & Wigston, Kirklees, Calderdale, and Bradford must not mix with people outside their household in homes or gardens. Pubs and restaurants must shut at 10pm. Takeaway delivery services are allowed to operate during the curfew hours of 22:00 to 05:00, but only for orders made online or by phone (including by text message).

Pub curfews and restrictions on people mixing have been introduced in the North East including Northumberland, Newcastle, Sunderland, North and South Tyneside, Gateshead and County Durham.

People in Rhondda Cynon Taf should not leave the area without a reasonable excuse like going to work or school; pubs and restaurants must close by 23:00 and people should not meet other households indoors.

Households in Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell are not allowed to mix inside their homes or in their gardens.

People living in Lanarkshire are not allowed to meet other households indoors.

People in Ballymena town, the Belfast council area and certain Northern Irish postcodes are not allowed to go to each other’s homes.

People in Caerphilly county are being told not to leave without good reason and should not meet indoors with anyone outside their household.

People in Oldham, Blackburn with Darwen and Pendle should not meet anyone from outside their household outdoors.

In Bolton, there are visitor limits on care homes, while hospitality venues will only be able to serve takeaways and must close between 22:00 and 05:00. Takeaway delivery services are allowed to operate during the curfew hours of 22:00 to 05:00, but only for orders made online or by phone (including by text message).

In Leicester, people cannot host anyone they do not live with in their home or garden, unless they’re in their support bubble.

People living in Glasgow city, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire are banned from meeting people from another household inside their home.