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Coronavirus (COVID-19): events sector guidance

Guide for the events sector on safe re-opening during the coronavirus pandemic.

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13 page PDF

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): events sector guidance
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13 page PDF

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Page last updated: 7 January 2021

First published: 3 Dec 2020 Last updated: 2 Mar 2021 -