Information current

August 4, 2021

Read exposure notices.

As of August 4, 2021, you do not have to:

  • wear a mask in a public indoor space; and
  • self-isolate when returning from domestic travel.

Restaurants and bars can open at full capacity with no physical distancing at bar tops and counters.

Physical distancing indoors and outdoors

Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by making a conscious effort to keep physical distance between each other.

Physical distancing is an effective way to reduce the spread of illness. It's 1 of the Safe 6 measures we can take to keep each other safe. 

You should also follow the "plus 1," wearing a mask

Download posters and handouts such as the "1 caribou apart" sign.

When you're going out or doing errands

  • Keep a distance of at least 2 metres (6 feet) from others as much as possible.
  • Avoid common greetings, such as handshakes.
  • Avoid crowded places such as stores during busy times.
  • Avoid social gatherings of more than 20 people indoors and 100 people outdoors.
  • You can wear a mask in indoor public spaces. 
  • Limit contact with people at higher risk such as older adults and people in poor health.

If someone is self-isolating in your home

Find self-isolation guidance for anyone who has to self-isolate at home.

How to disinfect your home or workplace

You can help stop the spread of COVID-19 by regularly cleaning and disinfecting your home or workplace. Read about how to disinfect and clean your:

home; or
workplace.