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Zoos and safari parks set to reopen from 15 June

Published: 10 Jun 2020

Zoos, safari parks and drive-in cinemas are set to reopen in England from Monday 15th June, the PM is due to announce.

Boris Johnson is expected to outline the latest step in the easing of the coronavirus lockdown at Wednesday's daily briefing.

He will say the outdoor attractions can reopen as long as they follow social distancing rules.

Some zoos, including Chester Zoo and London Zoo, have reported financial struggles during the pandemic.

A number of MPs have been calling for zoos to reopen to ensure they survive the crisis.

The move will pave the way for zoos to reopen in England alongside non-essential shops, which can also open from 15 June.

Full & original article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-52986783



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