Gyms were reopened on 25 July to the delight of fitness fans across England, but a surge in new coronavirus cases means this could change.
In response to the spike in infection rates, Boris Johnson has introduced a series of new restrictions in highly affected areas – with more expected later today.
The Prime Minister is set to announce a new raft of measures on Monday that could mean the temporary closure of gyms until infection curve flattens.
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Will gyms close again?
It’s possible. Despite the current “rule of six” which makes any gathering of six people or over illegal, gyms currently join pubs and restaurants as exempt from this restriction.