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Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?

The number of people allowed to meet socially is being reduced from 30 to six in England, amid a rise in coronavirus cases.

What do the new rules mean and how will they be enforced?

What are the new rules on socialising?

The new limit of six people will apply to social gatherings from Monday.

It will apply both indoors and outdoors, and to all ages.

Pubs, restaurants, shops and other venues will remain open, but people can only attend in groups of up to six. Venues should also allow for social distancing between groups.

Similarly, places of worship may remain open but with a limit of six people attending per group.

At present, the rules allow up to 30 people from two households, or six from multiple households, to meet outdoors.

Current guidance says you should only socialise indoors with members of up to two households.

The number of people you can meet is different in other parts of the UK. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51506729