From June 13, people in England who live alone or with children under 18 but no other adults can meet up with one other household of any size.
"There are too many people, particularly those who live by themselves who are lonely and struggling with being unable to see friends and family", Johnson said when announcing the relaxed restrictions.
That means they can visit each other indoors in their homes - staying overnight if they wish - and they will not have to observe the two-metre social-distancing rule.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced in the daily coronavirus briefing from Downing Street that lockdown restrictions were being eased for 11 million people to help combat loneliness among adults who are now on their own.
This could mean families may need to choose a grandparent to form a bubble if they have more than one living apart from them.
"It's a targeted intervention to limit the most harmful effects of the current social restrictions".
If one half of a couple shares a flat or house with one or more other people, they can see their partner as long they live alone - if their partner also shares a home they cannot see each other.
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Couples who do not live together will be able to visit and to stay with each other.
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At Prime Minister's questions, Mr Johnson said: "As we drive this disease down, as we get the incidence down, working together, I want to make sure that we keep that two-metre rule under constant review".
Currently, and until Saturday, it is against the law to have indoor sex with anybody other than a partner that you live with.
People at higher risk of being exposed to coronavirus, such as healthcare workers, should take particular care over deciding whether or not to form a bubble.
But Mr Blackford added: "We know that the Cabinet has discussed reducing the two-metre social distancing rule but that's not the experts' advice right now".
Yes. If you are both single parents living only with your children you can form one bubble between you.
Again no, although officials are suggesting people should try to "stay local" where possible. As of Saturday, single-adult households in England will be able to form a support bubble with another household.
The need to continue on the path out of lockdown was underlined by warnings the United Kingdom is on course to suffer the biggest economic hit of any developed country from the coronavirus.
And to avoid new chains of transmission of the virus, support bubbles have to be exclusive, and can not be switched with different or multiple households.