Local lockdown guidance for social distancing

How you can see people you do not live with if there's a local lockdown during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.



This guidance explains how you can see people you do not live with, while protecting yourself and others from coronavirus, if you live in a local lockdown area.

Individual publications on this page refer to specific lockdown areas.

We will update the guidance as necessary.

Published 4 July 2020
Last updated 31 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Amended the guidance to clarify that people in Leicester from different households should not meet in private gardens. Removed the section 'Travelling to meet people outdoors' to reflect the easing of travel restrictions in Leicester.

  2. Added updated information for those shielding, including plans for relaxing shielding in Blaby and Charnwood.

  3. Updated shielding guidance in Leicester - advice to shield continues across all geographic areas.

  4. First published.