Both Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council areas have seen a small decrease in case rates this week, remaining at low levels. In turn, the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 continues to be very low (currently at two people), and we have seen zero deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID test in recent weeks.
What’s changing from Monday 17 May
Restrictions are easing across the country, from Monday:
- you can socialise indoors in a group of up to 6 people or 2 households, including for overnight stays
- up to 30 people can meet outside
- pubs, theatres and other venues can open indoors
- hotels, hostels and B&Bs can open for people on holiday