Under tier 4 restrictions, non-essential shops, hairdressers and leisure and entertainment venues will close, with a new “stay at home” message introduced.
People who need to travel for education or childcare will be exempt and exercise will be unlimited. Where people cannot work from home, they are still able to travel to work.
Under the measures, households will not be allowed to mix, but one person will be allowed to meet with one other person outside in a public space. Support bubbles and those meeting for childcare will be exempt.
Those who are deemed clinically extremely vulnerable should not go to work and should limit time outside of their homes.
Tier 4 residents must not stay overnight away from home and cannot travel abroad. People in all tiers are advised to stay local, and “think carefully” about whether they need to travel abroad. more...