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  • Kirsten

Update On Phase 3

Today the First Minister has announced the next steps of our progression through Phase 3 of the Route Map, and indicative dates for further changes to come that will be confirmed nearer the time.

From 1st August

Shielding paused

From 3rd August

Counselling services and some support groups can resume

Sports coaches can restart services once relevant guidance is implemented

Routine eye care services can be provided within community optometry practices

From 11th August

Children are able to return to schools full time.

From 17th August

Urgent dental care involving aerosols may begin to be provided in practices for NHS patients

From 24th August - indicative date only

Live outdoor events with physical distancing

Organised outdoor contact sports following the guidance of relevant sports bodies

Bingo halls, funfairs, amusement arcades, casinos, snooker/pool halls, indoor bowling all with distncing and following guidance

Driving lessons can resume

From 14th September - indicative only

Gyms, swimming pools, soft play, indoor sports courts

Indoor entertainment venues including theaters and live music, excluding nighclubs

Stadia with restricted numbers

Not before 11th September

Non essential offices and call centres can open following implementation of relevant guidance. Working from home and working flexibly remain the default.


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