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Rules around people's recreational time outside relaxed

Certain construction workers also able to return to work

The rules around people's recreational time outside, are being relaxed from this Friday (24 April).

The announcement was made by the Chief Minister Howard Quayle who has reiterated that social distancing must remain in place.

Friday will also see changes to the construction sector, with certain professionals able to return to work.

Among those to go back to work are painters and decorators, tradespeople.

Other services such as waste and recycling points will also be allowed to reopen, whilst maintaining social distancing.

Seven further cases of Covid-19 were announced yesterday, bringing the running total to 307.

The new measures come into force from 6am this Friday with the guidelines outlined on the Government website.

Mr Quayle says non-essential journeys will now be permitted:

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