All level 3 lockdown rules explained
As three more council areas move into tier 3 lockdown restrictions, joining numerous other council areas in the west of Scotland – what are the rules for lockdown level 3?
From changes to pubs and restaurants, to serving alcohol, to travel rules – we’ve created a helpful explainer:
Can I go to the pub?
Yes, but don’t get too excited. No alcohol can be served in level 3 areas.
What are the rules for hospitality?
Restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars can open indoors and outdoors for food and non alcoholic drinks. Last entry is 5pm and all venues must be closed and customers off the premises by 6pm.
The rule of six people from two separate households applies in hospitality as it does in outdoor public places.
Children under the age of 12 don’t count towards the maximum number of people.
What shops are opening?
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