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8pm curfew for hospitality sector from Sunday

Dec 17, 2021 18:12 By radiokerrynews
8pm curfew for hospitality sector from Sunday 8pm curfew for hospitality sector from Sunday
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The Cabinet has agreed on an 8pm curfew for the hospitality sector to take effect from Sunday.

They rejected advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) to have a 5pm curfew.

From this Sunday until January 30th, all restaurants and bars (excluding take-away and delivery services) must close at 8pm.

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INDOOR EVENTS

From this Sunday until January 30th:

There should be no indoor events after 8pm.

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For indoor events before 8pm, events should be limited to 50 per cent of venue capacity, or 1,000 people, whichever is lower.

 OUTDOOR EVENTS

From this Sunday until January 30th:

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Attendance at all outdoor events should be limited to 50 per cent of venue capacity, or 5,000 people, whichever is lower.

WEDDINGS:

From this Sunday until January 30th:

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Wedding receptions can take place after 8pm, with a capacity limit of 100 guests.

UPDATE ON ADVICE FOR CLOSE CONTACTS

From Sunday until January 30th, restricted movement advice for all close contacts will be enhanced:

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For those who have received a booster at least one week ago, they will have to restrict movement for five days and take three antigen tests.

For those who haven't received a booster, they must restrict their movement for 10 days.

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