Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Step Three of the roadmap out of lockdown comes into effect on Monday May 17.

Most legal restrictions on meeting others outdoors will be lifted, although gatherings will be limited to 30 people.

People are now able to mix indoors with others, with the Rule of Six or two household limit in place.

Most businesses will be able to re-open, except for those in the highest-risk sectors. Hospitality venues will be allowed to serve customers indoors, though visitors will have to remain seated with table service only in operation.

Other settings such as indoor entertainment venues (cinemas, children’s play areas etc) are able to reopen, as are remaining accommodation settings not permitted to open in Step Two (hotels, B&Bs).

For more details visit our current restrictions page.



Find out about the changes to Covid-19 restrictions from Monday 17 May

Newcastle's COVID Control Plan

The Newcastle COVID Control Plan sets out the collaborative approach to be taken in Newcastle to prevent a new COVID-19 outbreak in the city as well as the response and control plans that would need to be implemented in the event of an outbreak.

Find out more about Newcastle's Covid Control Plan

From Monday 14 December - There was a change to the self-isolation period from 14 to 10 days. Read the government's official announcement here.

If you need to report a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19 please complete our SPOC form. 

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