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Households could mix from June
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Households could mix from June

    Households in England will only be allowed to mix from June onwards if social distancing measures are observed by the general public, a government spokesperson has said. Under prime minister Boris Johnson’s new coronavirus roadmap two separate households made up of close family members, or “bubbles”, could be allowed to socialise within weeks. Current restrictions prevent people from meeting up with more than one person outside their immediate household, and even then that encounter should remain socially distanced. However, the government is considering expanding the definition of "household" to allow people to reconnect with close family members by letting two groups mix. It is thought that allowing two households to meet one another would let families share chi...