Boris Johnson has set out the full details of the next stage of England’s road map out of lockdown from May 17.
The prime minister announced that people in England can take a step closer to normality from next week as more indoor mixing and hugging loved ones will be permitted once more.
It comes as the Covid alert level in the UK has been downgraded to ‘level 3’ from ‘level 4’ after a “consistent” fall in cases, hospital admissions and deaths.
Outdoor theatres and cinemas can reopen while indoor museums, cinemas and children’s play areas can also throw open their doors under Step 3. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Photo: Oli Scarff
2. International travel
International travel can resume which comes as the UK government has now published its ‘green list’ of holiday destinations (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Photo: Spencer Platt
3. Large events
Some large events, including conferences, theatre and concert performances and sports events can resume (Shutterstock).
Hospitality venues, including pubs and restaurants in England, will reopen indoors with table service only and the rule of six. (Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images)
Photo: Niklas Halle'n