Daily Update 23/06/2020


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. 

  • hotels
  • bed and breakfasts
  • caravan parks
  • places of worships 
  • bars  
  • libraries
  • restaurants
  • cafés
  • bars and pubs
  • social clubs
  • cinemas
  • 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.