The total death toll as a result of Coronavirus now stands at 42,927, an increase of 171 as of today.
In the Daily Briefing Boris Johnson announcing the loosening of the two-metre rule to what he referred to as “one metre plus”. What this means in practice is that public spaces are allowed to reopen and operate with a one metre instead of a two-metre rule in place if they implement changes that mitigate the spread of the virus.
The Prime Minister also announced that the following public venues will be allowed to reopen.
- bed and breakfasts
- caravan parks
- places of worships
- bars and pubs
- social clubs
- museums and galleries
- hair salons and barbers
- outdoor playgrounds and outdoor gyms
Night clubs, swimming pools and indoor gyms will, however, not be allowed to reopen.
From 4 July your household will be able to meet another household in doors, as long both households remain socially distant throughout.