Boris Johnson says people can go to pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and meet friends and family indoors from July 4
- The coronavirus lockdown in England will be dramatically loosened from July 4.
- Pubs, restaurants, cinemas and other indoor venues will reopen.
- Households will be able to meet indoors with one other household.
- The two-metre social-distancing restriction will also be relaxed.
- Schools will fully re-open in September.
- Restrictions on indoors performances and the opening of gyms will remain.
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Pubs, restaurants, hotels, and hairdressers will all be able to re-open in England from the first week in July, and people will have more freedom to meet friends and family indoors, in a move which effectively bring an and to strict lockdown measures in the country.
As of Saturday, July 4, England’s hospitality sector will be able to re-open after spending several weeks in lockdown, the prime minister told the House of Commons on Tuesday, as will other leisure like cinemas, galleries, and theatres.
“Our long hibernation is ending,” Johnson told the UK parliament.
He said guidance would replace legislation in the country, saying he would “trust the British public to use commons sense in full knowledge of the risks.
“The more we open up, the more vigilant we’ll need to be. From now on, we will ask people to follow …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]