Ebene News – GB – What the new level 3 rules mean for the Liverpool City area

As the city region level up, here are the new rules you need to know

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Liverpool city region to drop to level 3 in Covid-19 infections, Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed today

Retaining its Tier 2 status in December, rising local infection rates have led the government to impose further restrictions on the city area from midnight

The third level is not the highest level of restrictions in England, with millions of people now living under level 4 restrictions – which actually means a complete lockdown

As part of level 3, people should not meet socially indoors with people they do not live with or with whom they have a supportive bubble

Indoors means all indoor environments, including private homes and other places such as pubs and restaurants

You should not meet socially (in a private garden or in most outdoor public places), with people with whom you do not live or with whom you do not share a bubble of support

However, you may see friends and family that you don’t live with (or don’t have a supportive bubble with) in some outdoor public places, in a group of up to 6 people. limit of 6 includes children of all ages

are the only adult in your household (any other member of the household who was under 18 on June 12, 2020), or are a young person under 18 living alone

live with a person with a disability who requires ongoing care and no other adults live in the household;

lives with a child under 5, or who was under 5 on December 2, 2020, disabled

Perhaps the most significant change from level 2 to level 3 is that all hospitality venues like pubs and restaurants will now have to close

These businesses can only stay open for take out or delivery and click and collect services – this includes alcohol products

Accommodation such as hotels, B&B, campsites, vacation rentals, and guesthouses have to close in certain exceptional circumstances, for example for a person who cannot return home, needs of accommodation during the move or is isolated there in accordance with the law

Other tourist and entertainment sites that must close in Level 3 areas include indoor play areas, casinos, bingo halls, bowling alleys, game rooms, pool halls, cinemas and trampoline parks

But personal care and close contact services such as hairdressers and barbers, beauty salons, tattoo parlors, nail salons, spas and beauty services, saunas, steam rooms, massage parlors and tanning salons may remain open

As part of level 3, gymnasiums and sports facilities will be open to individual exercise and exercise in isolated households or support bubbles only Group indoor activities and classes exercise should not take place

The rules state that you can participate in organized sport and outdoor physical activity with any number of people.However, you should avoid contact in training, and for some sports, avoid contact in all activities

Weddings and funerals can continue, but there are restrictions on the number of guests

Up to 15 people can attend wedding ceremonies, however, unlike levels 1 and 2, receptions are not permitted

Members of the public are not advised to move into or out of level 3 areas to avoid further transmission of the virus

The government says: “Avoid moving outside the area except when necessary, for example for work, education, youth services, medical care or because of family responsibilities”

Anyone who can work from home in a level 3 zone is encouraged to do so

When people can’t do it – including, but not limited to, people who work in critical national infrastructure, construction or manufacturing – they should continue to come to their place of work

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Public sector employees working in essential services, including childcare or education, should continue to work

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Source: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/tier-3-rules-liverpool-city-19539874