Please use this information as a guideline to take the necessary precautions required as stated by the Government/Public Health England/Sandwell Council
New restrictions on households mixing in each other’s homes have been announced in a bid to reduce the rates of coronavirus in Sandwell.
Sandwell has become an area of national intervention, along with Birmingham and Solihull, due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.
From Tuesday 15 September, Sandwell residents will not be allowed to mix with any other households in their homes or gardens.
The new restrictions are:
• People in Sandwell must not allow others from outside their households into their home or their garden.
• People from Sandwell must not go to visit other households in their homes or gardens – inside or outside of Sandwell.
Schools continue to be open to pupils.
Shops and restaurants, bars and other hospitality venues, where there are strict social distancing and hygiene rules in place, remain open.