- not meet other households indoors
Self-isolate and get a test if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.
Recent and upcoming changes
From 26 April
Outdoor hospitality can open.
If public health conditions permit, the following relaxations can go ahead:
- organised outdoor activities will be permitted for up to 30 people
- outdoor wedding receptions will be permitted for up to 30 people
- outdoor visitor attractions can open
From 24 April
6 people from 6 households will be able to meet outdoors (not including children under 11 years of age or carers from those households).
COVID-19 alert levels
The restrictions during our gradual move out of lockdown.
Protect yourself and others from coronavirus
Self-isolation, support as an extremely vulnerable person
Includes how the NHS will vaccinate people in order of clinical risk
Test, trace, protect
Apply for a coronavirus test, contact tracing, guidance for employers
Business and employers
Support to help businesses affected by coronavirus
Work, skills and financial support
Help with benefits, staying safe at work and gaining new skills.
Planning, fire, domestic abuse and sexual violence
Coronavirus and the law
Legislation made to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and explanatory guidance
Volunteering (third sector)
Volunteering during the coronavirus pandemic, support for the third sector
Strategy and evidence
Includes the science, data and evidence used to make decisions
Education and childcare
Guidance on coronavirus for parents, everyone working in education and childcare providers
Health and social care professionals
Coronavirus guidance for the NHS and people working in social, community and residential care
Coronavirus guidance for homeowners, tenants, landlords, local authorities and housing and homelessness services
Travel advice, foreign travel and returning home, guidance for transport operators