Information about COVID-19 tiers and what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
This page was last updated at 3.25pm on Friday 27 November. We will update this page as more information becomes available.
All of England is currently following National Restrictions. Read about National Restrictions - why they have been introduced, how long they will last, and what changes they bring.
The East Riding will move into VERY HIGH (Tier 3) restrictions when the National Restrictions end on Wednesday 2 December. This will be until further notice.
The UK Government has created Christmas Bubble restrictions to allow people to see friends and family.
National Restrictions currently apply
From Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December
Due to rapidly rising COVID-19 case numbers, we must act now to control the spread of the virus.
The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home, to protect the NHS and save lives.
When we reduce our day-to-day contact with other people, we will reduce the spread of the infection.
The new National Restrictions will take place from:
After Wednesday 2 December, East Riding will move to VERY HIGH (Tier 3) alert level.
The new National Restrictions replace all previous regional restrictions.
The main restrictions from Thursday 5 November include:
Complying with the new measures will help limit the spread of coronavirus, reduce the impact on the NHS and save lives.
They will be underpinned by law which will make clear about what you must and must not do from 5 November. The relevant authorities, including the police, will have powers to enforce the law – including through fines and dispersing gatherings.
If you break these restrictions, you could get a fixed penalty notice (FPN). These now start at £200, rising to £6,400.
East Riding will move to Very High alert level
These rules will apply from Wednesday 2 December
East Riding will move to VERY HIGH alert level on Wednesday 2 December
The main rules include:
You can't mix with other households indoors, or in private gardens and pub gardens (with exemptions).
You can meet in a group of up to six in other outdoor spaces, such as parks, beaches or countryside (with exemptions).
Hospitality venues - such as bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants must close, except for delivery and takeaway services.
Leisure and sports facilities may continue to stay open, but indoor sport or classes must stop (with exceptions).
Organised outdoor sport, physical activity and exercise classes can continue (except for high-contact activity).
Accommodation such as hotels, B&Bs, campsites, and guest houses must close.
Indoor entertainment venues - such as bowling alleys and cinemas - must close.
Places of worship remain open (with restrictions).
Weddings and funerals can go ahead with restrictions on the number of attendees.
Travel to open amenities is permitted, but the number of journeys made shold be reduced, where possible.
People are advised not to travel to and from Tier 3 areas
These rules will apply between Wednesday 23 December and Sunday 27 December
The UK Government and Devolved Administrations recognise that people will want to be with their friends and family over Christmas, particularly after an incredibly difficult year.
Between Wednesday 23 and Sunday 27 December:
You should travel to meet those in your Christmas bubble and return home between the 23 and 27 December. Anyone travelling to or from Northern Ireland may also travel on Tuesday 22 December and Monday 28 December.
When following these new rules, we must each continue to take personal responsibility to limit the spread of the virus and protect our loved ones, particularly if they are vulnerable.