Boris Johnson is predicted to announce his plan for winter on Monday, together with a strengthened three-tier system of native restrictions for England.
Ministers will then set out what tier every space might be positioned into on Thursday.
MPs are anticipated to be given the vote to approve the brand new system within the days earlier than it comes into pressure when the nationwide lockdown ends on 2 December.
What is the brand new system going to seem like?
The nation will transfer again into a three-tier system of regional restrictions, which was in pressure from 14 October till 5 November.
While many native measures might be comparable to these in place beforehand, the tiers might be strengthened in some areas to safeguard good points made throughout the nationwide lockdown.
What is the unique three tier system?
Tier 1 (medium): Rule of six if assembly indoors or outside; pubs and eating places shut at 10pm
Tier 2 (excessive): No family mixing indoors; rule of six applies outside; pubs and eating places shut at 10pm
Tier 3 (very excessive): No family mixing indoors or in some outside areas; pubs and bars not serving meals are closed
What is predicted over Christmas?
Several households – doubtlessly three – could possibly be allowed to create a bubble quickly between 22 and 28 December.
The plans may cowl all 4 nations of the UK, in accordance to reviews.
Restrictions on church companies is also lifted permitting Christmas Day companies to be held.
But whereas plans haven’t but been set out, ministers have made clear that the festive season might be completely different to regular.
How lengthy will the brand new system final for?
The authorities is optimistic restrictions may be progressively diminished within the run-up to spring, offering vaccines are authorized by regulators, permitting a plan for the rollout to start subsequent month earlier than a wider programme within the new yr.
But with no vaccines having been authorized it’s nonetheless not clear precisely when the rollout might be ready to start.