FREEDOM DAY: What this looks like for Liverpool hospitality
It’s so called freedom day here in England, the Government has decided that the legal requirements previously imposed to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 will end.
However, the pandemic has not ended, infection rates are still high - data published on 16 July showed that in Liverpool alone the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days was 2,421.
- All remaining limits on social contact have been removed and there's no longer restrictions on how many people can meet in any setting, indoors or outdoors
- All venues are now able to open, including nightclubs. Large events, such as music concerts and sporting events can resume without any limits on attendance or social distancing requirements
- Regulations that place Covid-secure requirements on businesses, including table service and distancing between tables have been lifted
- The legal requirements to wear a face covering and social distancing rules have been lifted in all settings.
The Government has emphasised through new non-statutory "Working Safely" guidance that all businesses are still required under existing health and safety legislation to comply with their duties towards protecting their workers and customers.
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