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Q&A: Everything you need to know about June 21

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11.06.2021

It has widely been labelled as 'Freedom Day', when restrictions on our daily lives designed to protect against coronavirus will come to an end.

But, with the increasing spread of the virus' Delta strain, June 21 may not turn out to be as momentous as many of us are hoping.

Prime minister Boris Johnson is keeping a close eye on the Delta variant of the virus - Credit: PA

Here's a look at all the key questions ahead of the government announcing its decision on Monday, June 14.

What are the current restrictions?

As it stands, we are enjoying many more of life's freedoms than we were at the height of lockdown.

That includes meeting family indoors, going to the pub with friends and watching the latest blockbuster at the cinema.

We can visit our favourite shops, go to the gym and even travel abroad to a select few destinations.

A number of rules do remain in place, however.

Medical exemption aside, face coverings must be worn in the vast majority of indoor settings and social distancing continues to apply.

Indoor gatherings are limited to six people or two households, while outdoor gatherings can exceed no more than 30 people.

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