Covid-19 the Latest Government Information

October 14, 2020

We want to keep you informed on the latest guidance following the tier two announcement for the Newark and Sherwood area.

Please visit the website here: https://www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/coronavirus/centralgovernmentguidance/tiertworestrictionguidance/

This gives you an outline on what the restrictions are in place for different settings such as in places of worship, hospitality and sport and youth clubs in line with the tier two system.

The tier two restrictions include:

No mixing in indoor settings outside of your support bubble or immediate household.

Rule of 6: if meeting outside, you cannot meet with more than 6 people unless you all live together or are in the same support bubble.  You can still mix in private gardens.

Restaurants, pubs and bars must close by 10pm.

Hands (wash your hands regularly and for 20 seconds), Face (wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult, and where you will coming into contact with people you do not normally meet), Space (stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live with where possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place (such as wearing a face covering, or increasing ventilation indoors).

The above will come into force on Wednesday 14th October. These restrictions will be reviewed by the Government regularly and schools, retail premises and universities will not close.

For more on the restrictions or for the latest information on COVID-19 please go to the Newark and Sherwood District Council website here: https://www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/coronavirus

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