Guernsey government announces easing of restrictions

From 2 May, households in Guernsey can expand their ‘bubble’ and meet up with one other household without following social distancing rules.

People in one house will be able to congregate with those in another house, even if they are over the age of 65.

These new rules mean a single household can only be paired with one other single household, and there cannot be a series of households that are connected.

The meet ups should take place within a house, not outside and should not be done if anyone shows coronavirus symptoms.

Before now no one has been able to meet up with people that live in other houses.

Deputy Heidi Soulsby also mentioned that people can take part in outdoor activities with one other person from outside of their houses, so long as social distancing rules are adhered to.

This will mean you can join a friend or take part in one to one sports coaching during your two hours exercise.

The exercise will include boating, recreational fishing and personal training. People are being reminded not to take up anything new that could put pressure on the emergency services.

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