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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest information on the coronavirus restrictions

From the 2 December 2020, the National Restrictions have been replaced by the Local COVID-19 Tier System. Birmingham is in Tier 3 (Very High alert). 

Visit the GOV.UK website to understand and keep yourself up to date with these restrictions.

To understand what tier you live in, use the postcode checker on the GOV.UK website.

The National Tier system is under review every two weeks.

The government is changing some social contact restrictions for a short period of time during the festive period..

Making a Christmas bubble with friends and family from 23 to 27 December 2020.

From 23 December to 27 December 2020:

  • you can form an exclusive ‘Christmas bubble’ composed of people from no more than three households
  • you can only be in one Christmas bubble
  • you cannot change your Christmas bubble
  • you can travel between tiers and UK nations for the purposes of meeting your Christmas bubble
  • you can only meet your Christmas bubble in private homes or in your garden, places of worship, or public outdoor spaces
  • you can continue to meet people who are not in your Christmas bubble outside your home according to the rules in the tier where you are staying
  • you cannot meet someone in a private dwelling who is not part of your household or Christmas bubble