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Matt Hancock explains exactly when you can hug friends and family – Plymouth Live

The roadmap includes a date when hugging will be allowed again

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The 60-page roadmap taking England out of lockdown includes specific dates on when you will be allowed to hug.
According to BBC Breakfast hugging should be allowed ‘as soon as possible, no later than May 17’.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said: “That’s right and that’s the same date at which you’ll be able to travel and stay overnight.
“That’s in Step Three, which is obviously five weeks after the step two changes.”
He added: “We know that close contact is how this disease is passed on and so the…

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