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Coronavirus (COVID-19): supporting safer capacity in public settings and events

Published: 26 Apr 2021
Last updated: 6 Aug 2021 - see all updates

Guidance on how to support safer capacities within a public setting including the remaining limits on capacities in events.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): supporting safer capacity in public settings and events
Life events

Capacity for life & milestone events

Life events are defined, for the purpose of this guidance, as:

Milestone events are defined, for the purposes of this guidance, as events such as birthdays and other celebrations.

Where we are now

From 9 August 2021, all life and milestone events can restart with no cap or physical distancing requirements.

Face coverings will still be required in indoor public settings, subject to exemptions.


First published: 26 Apr 2021 Last updated: 6 Aug 2021 -