The changes in restrictions come less than two weeks after they were relaxed on December 15. All will stay in place until at least January 27.
FROM DECEMBER 24
* Indoor mask wearing will be compulsory in all non residential settings, including for hospitality staff and in offices.
* People are encouraged to work from home whenever possible.
FROM DECEMBER 27
* Hospitality venues will return to the one person per two-square metre rule. No density limits will apply outdoors.
* QR codes will again be compulsory in all settings, reversing a decision to scrap the rules in retail and hospitality settings.