Local COVID alert level: medium

Local COVID alert level: medium

It what seems to be an ever changing and developing situation, Gloucestershire remains in the Medium alert level.

This means:

  • you must not socialise in groups larger than 6, indoors or outdoors (other than where a legal exemption applies)
  • businesses and venues can continue to operate, in a COVID-secure manner, other than those that remain closed in law
  • certain businesses are required to ensure customers only consume food and drink while seated, and must close between 10pm and 5am
  • businesses and venues selling food for consumption off the premises can continue to do so after 10pm as long as this is through delivery service, click-and-collect or drive-through
  • schools and universities remain open
  • places of worship remain open, subject to the rule of 6
  • weddings and funerals can go ahead with restrictions on numbers of attendees
  • exercise classes and organised sport can continue to take place outdoors, or indoors if the rule of 6 is followed

You must:

  • wear a face covering in those areas where this is mandated

You should continue to:

  • follow social distancing rules
  • work from home where you can effectively do so
  • when travelling, plan ahead or avoid busy times and routes; walk or cycle if you can

More information on the three tier alert level is avaialble on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-levels-what-you-need-to-know

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:34 by John Kay

Tags: Covid 19 Information