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As it happened - hospitality businesses reopen indoors as lockdown eases


Latest Covid-19 updates for Dorset as next stage of lockdown eases

By Michael Taylor

Last updated:

    - A number of lockdown restrictions have been eased further on Monday, May 17 in a big lifting of measures
  • - People can meet in groups of up to 30 outdoors
  • - Six people or two households can meet indoors and overnight stays can take place
  • - Up to 30 people can attend weddings, receptions and other life events
  • - Pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants will be allowed to serve customers indoors
  • - Indoor entertainment such as museums, cinemas and children's play areas can open
  • - People can hug close friends and family
  • - Coronavirus cases for Dorset remains low
  • - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges caution amid lockdown easing
  • - Is your business reopening today? Send us your photos to