Can people still meet outdoors in affected areas?
The tips for meeting people in outdoor public spaces in affected areas remain the same, as in the rest of England. People can meet outdoors in groups of no more than six, unless the group consists of only people from two households. Social distancing must be maintained with those who do not live together in households, unless they are in the same support bubble.
Can people still work?
Yes, people living in and outside affected areas can continue to travel to and from work.
And those people who protect?
From 1 August clinically extremely vulnerable people no longer have to follow protection guidelines’ unless they live in Blackburn with Darwen in the North West and in other affected areas across England where protection continues ”. But people are told not to visit family or friends in nursing homes except in exceptional circumstances.
Can weddings and funerals still take place?
Weddings, civil partnership ceremonies and funerals in affected areas are permitted but must be limited to a maximum of 30 people. People are also allowed to go to the affected areas for these ceremonies. Places of worship are open to visitors, but people should socially distance themselves from other households, as well as take extra precautions, such as wearing headgear, and the government recommends that religious services take place in outside, if possible.
What about people who want to meet their family and friends to celebrate Eid?
Residents of affected areas should not visit or host friends or family in private homes or gardens, the government says, nor should they meet and mingle in restaurants or cafes. . Two households, or up to six people from different households, can meet outdoors in public spaces, but social distancing must be maintained for those who do not live together.
Mosques can be frequented but social distance must be maintained between households. “It means maintaining a distance of 2 meters, or 1 meter with mitigations (like wearing face coverings). We recommend at this time that, if possible, prayers / religious services take place outside, ”states the government guidelines.
And the places who were already facing restrictions?
In Blackburn with Darwen, where the easing of the lockdown was put on hold this month, indoor facilities including gyms, fitness and dance studios, athletic fields, swimming pools and water parks remain closed by the law. The same measures apply to Bradford.
What about the rules for the rest of England?
Outside of the affected areas, lockdown indications remain the same for the rest of England. People are allowed to meet in two-household groups in any location, including inside private homes, but social distance must be maintained between those who do not live together unless they are in the same support bubble. So-called support bubbles, which allow isolated adult households to mix without social distancing with another household they do not live with, are counted as one household. Outside, up to six people from different households can meet. Households are also allowed to stay away from their home with another household, but social distancing must be respected. It is illegal for gatherings of more than 30 people to take place in private homes. Businesses can host larger groups as long as they follow Covid-19 security guidelines.
Do people understand the national foreclosure rules in England?
According to a study, less than half of the English public fully understand the foreclosure rules. In an ongoing survey of over 70,000 adults, researchers at University College London found that around 45% of respondents said they had a ‘broad understanding’ of current rules in England, and only 14 % said they fully understand the rules now that the lockdown has relieved.