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Beer gardens, barbers and salons reopened on April 12 with organized outdoor sports and non-essential shops also returning.

Sheffield has taken full advantage of the easing of restrictions with crowded beer gardens and shoppers returning in droves to the Moor and Meadowhall.

People aged 44 and over have now been urged to reserve their Covid vaccine, with all people aged 50 and under invited to accept the offer so the UK can ‘continue on the way back to the normal ”.

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Reopening of pubs in Sheffield
Reopening of pubs in Sheffield

What is happening in Scotland and Wales?

Pressure for people to take up jab offers comes as restrictions ease in Wales and Scotland, and as Britain sends more than 600 urgent medical equipment to India following an outbreak devastating coronavirus case.

In Wales, Monday will see pubs, restaurants, cafes and other hotel businesses licensed to offer outdoor service again.

Organized outdoor activities will also be allowed for up to 30 people from Monday, as well as outdoor wedding receptions for the same number, while outdoor tourist attractions may open.

It comes after other restrictions were relaxed on Saturday, allowing six people to meet outside.

In Scotland cafes, restaurants and beer gardens can open from Monday, as well as non-essential shops, gyms, swimming pools, libraries and museums.

Hospitality will close at 8 p.m. indoors, with alcohol only allowed to be served outdoors.

People will be able to meet others for a meal or a drink, with up to six people from two households allowed to socialize indoors in a public place.

What will change next in England?

The next key date for England is May 17th. At the earliest, most outside social contact rules will be lifted – although gatherings of more than 30 people will remain illegal.

Indoors, the six or two household rule will apply although the government has said it will continue to consider whether it is safe to increase that percentage.

Indoor hospitality, entertainment venues such as cinemas and soft play areas, the rest of the accommodation industry, and group sports and exercise classes for adults will also reopen.

Limited crowds will also be allowed at sporting events.

Holidays abroad could be allowed for people living in England from May 17 as part of the roadmap for easing pandemic restrictions.

The government confirmed this week that coronavirus passports will be available “as soon as possible.”

When will all restrictions be lifted?

Any remaining restrictions on social contacts could be lifted from June 21, allowing larger events to be held and nightclubs to reopen.

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