Tier 2: High alert
• People must not socialise with anyone they do not live with or not in their support bubble in any indoor setting. So, within a COVID 19 secure hall people must minimise interactions with anyone not in their household/support bubble.
• Outdoors people must not socialise in a group of more than 6 people – the ‘rule of 6’ applies
• pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. Hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with substantial meals
• hospitality businesses selling food or drink for consumption on their premises are required to:
➢ provide table service only, in premises which sell alcohol
➢ stop taking orders after 10pm and close between 11pm and 5am
• early closure (11pm) applies to casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums, bowling alleys, and bingo halls. Cinemas, theatres, and concert halls can stay open beyond 11pm to conclude performances starting before 10pm
• public attendance at outdoor and indoor events (performances and shows) is permitted, limited to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 people indoors
• public attendance at spectator sport and business events can resume inside and outside limited to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 people indoors
• places of worship remain open subject to not socialising with people outside the household/support bubble while indoors, unless a legal exemption applies
• weddings and funerals can go ahead with 30 people attending funeral ceremonies, 15 people attending wedding ceremonies and receptions, wakes and linked commemorative events.
• organised outdoor sport, and physical activity and exercise classes can continue
• organised indoor sport, physical activity and exercise classes will only be permitted if it is possible for people to avoid mixing with people not in their household/support bubble. There are exceptions for indoor disability sport, sport
Prepared on 30th November 2020
Note that content is subject to change following discussion by Government for educational purposes and supervised sport and physical activity for under-18s, which can take place with larger groups mixing
• Those living in a tier 2 area must continue to follow tier 2 rules when travelling to a tier 1 area.