The “rule of six” has put a ban on groups larger than six gathering, indoors our outside.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the new coronavirus restrictions last week.
From today, September 14, gathering in groups of more than six people is against the law. But there are reasons you would be allowed to break the new coronavirus rules. Here is a full list of exemptions
It is also critical that everyone follows the hands, face and space guidelines.
The government’s new rule of six came into play on Monday.
If not possible, stay one metre apart with extra precautions in place.
Guidance still encourages people to wash hands regularly for 20 seconds, wear a face covering indoors where social distancing may be difficult and stay two metres apart from people you don’t live with.
Those who flout the rules could be slapped with a £100 fine, doubling for further breaches up to a maximum of £3,200.
Below is a full list of the exceptions:
But as with most of the guidelines, there are exceptions to who should follow the rule of six.
This only covers the ceremonies, and does not include celebrations of these events.
This does not include informal sport or fitness activity with family or friends – this must be limited to a group of six.