five-day window of special restrictions has been introduced across the UK to allow people to celebrate Christmas.
But the Christmas rules come with a warning from scientists and government leaders who want people to be cautious.
Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said it was the ‘season to be jolly, but also to be jolly careful’.
Health correspondent Laura Foster explains what the rules are and if you do want to spend the holidays with your loved ones, what you can do to minimise the spread of Covid-19.
Video by Laura Foster, Mattea Bubalo, Aoife McKenna and Mel Lou.