COVID-19 restrictions ease in England

Posted 30/03/2021

Some lockdown restrictions have eased in England.

On Monday 29 March the whole of England went into the next phase of Step 1, with some of the restrictions being eased.

You can now meet up with up to 6 people (rule of six) or 2 household outdoors. Indoor gatherings are still not allowed.

Outdoor sport and leisure facilities are now open, with some organised sport allowed.

You can find out what has changed in the Easy Read below:

Roadmap: Step 1 (516kB)

If the Government and scientists agree then England is due to move to Step 2 on Monday 12 April.

You can see our all Easy Reads on every step in the COVID-19 Roadmap on our Guidance in England page.


Correct at time of publication: Tuesday 30 March 2021, 16:50