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Tue Sep 8, 2020, 06:54 PM

Coronavirus: Social gatherings above six banned in England from 14 September

Source: BBC

Coronavirus: Social gatherings above six banned in England from 14 September

8 September 2020

Social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday - with some exemptions - amid a steep rise in coronavirus cases.

A new legal limit will ban larger groups meeting anywhere socially indoors or outdoors, No 10 said.

But it will not apply to schools, workplaces or Covid-secure weddings, funerals and organised team sports.

It will be enforced through a 100 fine if people fail to comply with police, doubling up to a maximum of 3,200.

Several exemptions apply to the new rules - which come into force on 14 September - with households and support bubbles bigger than six people are unaffected

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