Northern Irish Restaurants, Cafés And Hotels Will Be Permitted To Resume Trading On December 11
Northern Irish restaurants and cafés will be permitted to resume trading on Friday December 11.
Restaurants and cafés will be required to close by 11pm, and social distancing of two metres will be required.
Northern Irish hotels will also be permitted to resume trading on December 11, however, pubs that do not serve food, or so-called "wet pubs", will not be permitted to reopen.
Important To Abide By Guidance
The Irish News quotes Northern Ireland's First Minister, Arlene Foster, as saying, "The guidance will say two metres and it is important that people try and abide by that guidance as well as taking other mitigating actions."
Foster also said that official guidance will be issued about people entering businesses and on subjects such as queuing, and stated, "Weddings and funerals go back to a position where it is risk assessed as to how many people you have at a wedding or, sadly, at a funeral."
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