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Keeping Wales Safe

24 March 2020

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As the Welsh Government continues to review the measures in place to reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the guidelines are changing on a regular basis, to ensure that we all Keep Wales Safe. 

To help play your part in reducing the spread of COVID-19, get vaccinated, self-isolate and get tested if you have symptoms, remember to wash your hands regularly, follow good hygiene, socially distance where possible and wear a face covering where required.

For up to date information on testing centres across Cwm Taf Morgannwg, click here.

At Trivallis, we are operating at essential plus services. Find out more, here.

There have been certain measures changed at different dates over the past weeks and this continues to happen as we move forward. The changes can be seen below:

From March 28th 2022:

  • Legal requirement to wear face coverings to end if public health conditions continue to improve

From 28th February 2022:

  • Schools no longer need to wear masks in classrooms
  • Masks only required on public transport, shops and in health and social care

From 18th February 2022:

  • COVID passes no longer required in entertainment venues, large events and nightclubs

28th January 2022:

  • Nightclubs can re-open
  • COVID Pass needed for large indoor events, nightclubs, theatres and cinemas
  • Working from home no longer law but is suggested guidance
  • No restrictions on meeting people in hospitality and no requirement for table service or 2-meter social distancing

21st January 2022:

  • No longer any legal limits on number of people who can meet outdoors

15th January 2022:

  • Up to 500 people can be present at outdoor events.

6th January 2022:

  • If you get a positive rapid lateral flow test result, most people will not need to take a PCR test to confirm the result. You must self-isolate immediately if you get a positive rapid lateral flow test result.

31th December 2021:

  • if you have tested positive for COVID-19, you can leave self-isolation after 7 full days

26th December 2021:

  • up to 50 outdoor and 30 indoor spectators can attend community sports events
  • 2 metre social distancing will be required in offices and all public premises
  • a maximum of 6 people can meet in public premises
  • licenced premises will need to take additional reasonable measures to protect customers and staff
  • a maximum of 30 people can attend indoor events and a maximum of 50 people at outdoor events
  • people attending weddings or civil partnership receptions or wakes should take a lateral flow test before attending.
  • nightclubs will close

17th December 2021:

From 27th of December the following changes will be in place:

  • Nightclubs will close.
  • 2 metre rule on social distancing in offices and extra measures to protect customers and staff.

Welsh Government has issued the following guidance around Christmas:

To stay safe in the run up to Christmas, we strongly advise everyone to follow these measures to stay safe:

  • Get vaccinated and if you’ve had your booster appointment, please make this your priority.
  • If you’re going out, going Christmas shopping or visiting people – flow before you go. Take a lateral flow test. If it’s positive – do not go out.
  • Meeting outdoors is better than indoors. If you’re meeting indoors make sure it’s well ventilated.
  • Space out any socialising, please leave at least a day between events.
  • And do not forget about social distancing, wearing a face covering and washing your hands.
  • This year a smaller Christmas is a safer Christmas and a shorter Christmas is a safer Christmas.

10th December 2021:

  • Wales will remain at Alert Level Zero for the next week before another review of restrictions take place, with the three week review changing to a weekly one due to the new Omicron variant.
  • Everyone is being encouraged to take a lateral flow test before going out (especially to a busy, public place), visiting friends or family or travelling. If the test is positive you should stay at home, self-isolate and arrange a PCR test.
  • It is being advised that people should wear face coverings in pubs and restaurants, when they aren’t eating or drinking. Everyone must wear face coverings in most other indoor public places, in accordance with the law, including in cinemas and theatres.

7th December 2021:

  • Rules for travelling into Wales from abroad have changed. All travellers aged 12 and over, regardless of vaccination status, must have proof of a negative PCR or LFD coronavirus (COVID-19) test to travel to Wales. Find out more, here.
  • Welsh Government has announced that all eligible adults in Wales will be offered a booster vaccine by the end of January 2022. Read more, here.

29th November 2021:

  • The offer of a vaccination booster has been extended to everyone aged 18 and over and will be offered 3 months after your second dose, rather than 6 months. You will need to wait to be invited for your booster as they are being offered in order of descending age groups, giving priority to older adults and those in a COVID-19 at-risk group. Find out more on vaccination boosters, here.

27th November 2021:

  • If you have received a COVID-19 booster vaccine, it will now be visible on your digital NHS COVID Pass. Further work is being carried out to make them available on the COVID Pass paper certificate and an update on this will be available in the new year.

26th November 2021:

  • The red list for travel has been updated with new locations, due to the new coronavirus variant. Travellers returning from these locations will need to take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 and quarantine for 10 days. Find out more, here.

15th November 2021:

  • Theatres, cinemas and concert halls have been added to the list of places where you now need to show a the NHS COVID pass to enter, if you are over 18.
  • Young people aged 16–17 year olds, who are not in an ‘at-risk’ group will now be offered a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 12 weeks or more following their first dose. More information can be found, here.
  • The offer to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine will be extended to those aged 40-49, at 6 months or more following their second dose, along with those in the top 9 priority groups. Find out more, here.

1st November 2021:

  • Changes to international travel rules have taken place. The seven remaining countries on the red list have now been removed and an additional 35 countries have been added to the list of countries whose vaccinations and certifications Wales recognises for international travel. Find out more, here.

31st October 2021:

  • All adults in Wales, who have received their full two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and the majority of under 18s, who have travelled from countries which are not on the red list, can take a lateral flow test, on or before day two of their arrival into the UK. If people have a positive lateral flow test on their return from travelling overseas, they will be required to isolate for 10 days and take a follow-up PCR test. Read more about the changes, here.

29th October 2021:

  • Self-isolation guidance has changed. If you’re a fully vaccinated adult or a child or young person aged five to 17, you will now be asked to self-isolate until you have received a negative PCR test, if someone in your household has symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19. If your test result is positive, you must remain self-isolating for 10 days. If your test result is negative, you can leave your home again. People who are not vaccinated will still have to self-isolate for 10 days following contact with someone who has tested positive, including close contacts outside of their household and get a PCR test on days 2 and 8. More information on self-isolation, can be found here.

11th October 2021:

  • All people over 18 will be required to show the NHS COVID Pass to prove they are either fully vaccinated or have a recent negative Lateral Flow Test to attend nightclubs, indoor non-seated events where over 500 people are mixing closely for prolonged periods, outdoor non-seated events where over 4,000 people are mixing closely for prolonged periods or any event of more than 10,000 people.

8th October 2021:

  • Welsh Government has announced a new Coronavirus Control Plan to help keep Wales open and safe throughout the autumn and winter months. The plan includes two potential scenarios ‘Covid Stable’ and ‘Covid Urgent’ that outlines what measures would be put in place depending on how the pandemic pans out over the upcoming months. You can find out more in the Coronavirus Control Plan, here.

4th October 2021:

  • Wales has begun offering one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer) to 12-15 year olds. You can find full guidance on this, here.
  • From 4am, the rules for international travel to Wales change to a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world. Find out more, here.

16th September 2021:

  • COVID-19 booster vaccine roll out begins in Wales. A single booster dose will begin to be offered to those people in priority groups 1-9 including all over 50s, frontline health and social care workers and people with underlying health conditions. A booster for all other adults will be considered at a later date. Find out more, here.

18th August 2021:

  • Over 16’s encouraged to take up the offer of having their COVID-19 vaccine to help protect themselves from the effects of coronavirus. Read more, here.

8th August 2021:

  • The traffic light system for foreign travel is updated with new rules for those travelling based on the country you are returning from and your vaccine status. For regular updates around foreign travel, see the Welsh Government’s dedicated page on the rules for Wales, here.

7th August 2021:

  • No legal limits on the number of people who can meet, including in private homes, public places or at events.
  • Businesses which were required to be closed can now open, including nightclubs.
  • Premises which are open to the public and workplaces now have more flexibility about which reasonable measures they take to minimise the risk but should ensure these are tailored to their risk assessment and their specific circumstances.
  • Face coverings are not a legal requirement in hospitality settings (cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, pubs, etc) where food and drink is served, but will continue to be required in most indoor public places such as on public transport, in shops and in healthcare settings, unless you are exempt.
  • Adults who are fully vaccinated and children and young people under 18, no longer need to isolate if they are identified as close contacts of someone who has coronavirus. However, everyone must continue to isolate for 10 days if they have Covid-19 symptoms or if they have a positive test result.
  • Wales has now moved into Alert Level 0. Find out more, here. For full FAQ’s on Alert Level 0, click here.

29th July 2021:

  • Young people in Wales who are almost turning 18 will now be invited to receive their vaccine ahead of their 18th birthday. Read more, here.

19th July 2021:

  • The traffic light system for foreign travel is updated with new rules for those travelling based on the country you are returning from and your vaccine status. For regular updates around foreign travel, see the Welsh Government’s dedicated page on the rules for Wales, here.

17th July 2021:

  • Up to 6 people can meet indoors in private homes and holiday accommodation.
  • Organised indoor events for up to 1,000 seated or 200 standing can take place, subject to a risk assessment and taking reasonable measures.
  • Ice rinks re-open.
  • Legal restrictions on the number of people who can gather outdoors is removed.
  • Up to 30 children from organisations, such as the Brownies and Scouts, to attend residential centres over the summer holidays.
  • This completes the move into Alert Level 1. Find out more, here.

21st June 2021:

  • Weddings, civil partnership receptions or wakes can take place in regulated premises like hotels. The number of people is limited by venue size and a risk assessment.
  • Overnight stays in residential outdoor education centres are allowed for primary school children.
  • Small grassroots music and comedy venues will be able to operate on the same basis as hospitality venues, like pubs and cafes.
  • There will be a pause on the review of easing regulations until 15th July, due to the number of rising cases. Read more, here.

14th June 2021:

  • All eligible adults in Wales have now been offered a vaccine, six weeks ahead of schedule. Find out more, here.

7th June 2021:

  • Extended households can now consist of 3 households and a further household can also join if they are a single adult or single adult with caring responsibilities.
  • Up to 30 people can meet outdoors, including in private gardens, outdoor hospitality and public places.
  • Larger outdoor organised gatherings and events, such as concerts, football matches and sporting activities, like organised running groups can go ahead for up to 4,000 people standing and 10,000 people seated. All organisers planning events and activities must undertake a full risk assessment and put safety measures in place.
  • Wales has begun its phased approach at moving into Alert Level 1. Find out what this means, here.

17th May 2021:

  • Indoor hospitality re-opens. 6 people from up to 6 households (not including children under 11) can book a table together.
  • All holiday accommodation fully re-opens.
  • Entertainment venues, including cinemas, bingo halls, bowling alleys, indoor-play centres and areas, casinos, amusement arcades, and theatres open. Cinemas, theatres concert halls and sports grounds can sell food and drink as long as it is consumed in a seated area for watching the performance.
  • Indoor visitor attractions, including museums and galleries re-open.
  • Up to 30 people can now take part in organised indoor activities and up to 50 people in organised outdoor activities. This includes wedding receptions and wakes.
  • International travel resumes with a traffic light system being introduced, in line with England and Scotland, where countries will be classified as green, amber and red. This means that if you travel to certain foreign destinations, you will no longer need to quarantine on return if the country is on the green list. Mandatory quarantine for countries not on the green list remains in place. Although, the Welsh Government continues to advise people to only travel abroad for essential purposes.
  • Wales has now moved into Alert Level 2. Find out more, here.

3rd May 2021:

  • Gyms, fitness facilities, leisure centres, spas and swimming pools reopen.
  • Extended households are permitted, allowing 2 households to come together to form an exclusive bubble who can meet and have contact indoors.
  • Organised children’s indoor activities recommence, such as sporting, cultural and wider recreational groups and clubs. Children’s birthday parties, or wider gatherings of families and friends in private homes are still not allowed.
  • Organised indoor activities for adults for up to 15 people begins, including, exercise classes and swimming lessons.
  • Community centres reopen.
  • Wales has now moved into Alert Level 3. Find out more, here.

26th April 2021:

  • Outdoor attractions, including outdoor swimming pools, funfairs and theme parks re-open.
  • Outdoor hospitality including cafes, pubs and restaurants re-open.
  • Organised outdoor activities for up to 30 people permitted.
  • Wedding receptions begin again outdoors for up to 30 people.

24th April 2021:

  • The rule of 6 will allow for up to 6 people from 6 households to meet outdoors, not including children under 11 years of age or carers from those households.

12th April 2021:

  • All children return to schools for face-to-face education, all post-16 learners return to further education and training centres, and university campus’ open for blended face-to-face/online learning for all students.
  • All remaining shops reopen.
  • All remaining close contact services open, including mobile services.
  • Travel restrictions on traveling into and out of Wales lifted. However, restrictions on travel to countries outside the Common Travel Area (United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland) without a reasonable excuse, remain in place.
  • Viewings at wedding venues can resume by appointment.
  • Outdoor canvassing for elections can begin, safely.

7th April 2021:

  • The roll-out of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine begins in Wales. Read more, here.

1st April 2021:

  • Shielding measures have now been paused. Everyone on the Shielding Patient List can now follow the same rules as the rest of the population in Wales. Read more, here.
  • Plans on how Wales will move from alert level four into level three, announced. Read more, here.

27th March 2021:

  • Stay local rule lifted but travel must remain in Wales. Only those with a reasonable excuse, such as work, will be able to travel into or out of Wales. This rule will remain in place until 12th April.
  • Self-contained holiday accommodation, including hotels with en-suite facilities and room service, reopen to people from the same household or support bubble.
  • Six people from two different households, excluding children under 11, able to meet and exercise outdoors and in private gardens.
  • Organised outdoor activities and sports for children and under 18s resumes.
  • Limited opening of outdoor areas of some historic places and gardens.
  • Libraries and archives re-open.

22nd March 2021:

  • Restrictions on the sale of non-essential items in stores that are currently open, lifted as part of the phased opening on non-essential retail.
  • Garden centres re-open.

15th March 2021:

  • All primary school children and those students in years 11 and 13 return to school.
  • Schools have flexibility to bring in year 10 and 12 students, to support them to progress to their next stage of their learning.
  • Schools have flexibility to bring students from years 7, 8 and 9, into school for check in’s, before the Easter holidays ahead of their full return after the break.
  • More students return to colleges to continue their studies.
  • Hairdressers and barbers re-open by appointment only.

13th March 2021:

  • Stay at home rule lifted with an introduction of a stay local rule. The 5-mile rule will be used as guidance as people living in different areas of Wales may need to travel further for certain reasons.
  • No more than 4 people from 2 households can meet in their local area outdoors, including in gardens. Children under 11 and carers do not count towards this limit. There must be no indoor mixing and social distancing should be followed. This is to socialise, not just to exercise.
  • Outdoor sports facilities re-open, including tennis courts and golf courses. A maximum of 4 people from 2 households can take part in activities using local sports facilities.
  • Care home visits indoors resume for one designated visitor, with permission from the care home.

12th March 2021:

  • Stay at home lockdown measures are lifted (beginning on 13th March) and plans on how Wales will move from lockdown to easing restrictions, announced. Read more, here.
  • Shielding measures will be paused from the 31st March. New letters are currently being sent out to everyone on the Shielding Patient List, highlighting the changes. Read more, here.

10th March 2021:

  • Contact tracing has changed. If you have been in contact with a positive COVID-19 case and are contacted by NHS Track, Trace, Protect Service, you will now need to self-isolate for 10 days, get tested at the start of your isolation period and then again on day 8. To find out more, click here. For FAQ’s on contact tracing, click here.

1st March 2021:

  • Wedding venues, such as visitor attractions and hotels, re-open but only to perform wedding and civil partnership ceremonies. Guidance on wedding ceremonies can be found, here.
  • Households with one or more children under the age of 1 year old and those who are 16 or 17 living alone or with others of the same age, with no adult, can now create a support bubble with another household. Read more, here.

24th February 2021:

  • People with a severe/profound learning disability and individuals with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, or any mental illness that causes severe functional impairment will now be invited for a COVID-19 vaccination within priority group 6. Read more, here.

22nd February 2021:

  • Foundation phase children (aged 3-7) to return to school from today. Remember to follow guidance to keep schools safe.

20th February 2021:

  • Four people from two different households able to meet outdoors for socially distanced local exercise. Exercise must begin and end from home and must not include travelling to exercise. Meeting people doesn’t apply to private gardens.

19th February 2021:

  • Lockdown measures to remain in place for another three weeks with slight changes to the restrictions being made over the next few days. Read more, here.

12th February 2021:

  • In Wales, the first milestone in the vaccination programme has been reached. The target of offering everyone in the first four priority groups, a vaccination will be completed after this weekend and final appointments have been attended. Read more, here.

5th February 2021: 

  • Children in foundation phase (aged 3-7) to return to school after half term on 22nd February. Schools and colleges will continue to remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable learners. More guidance around schools and coronavirus can be found, here.
  • Education and childcare staff will have twice-weekly Lateral Flow Tests, beginning when they return in February.

30th January 2021:

  • A maximum of two people from different households able to exercise outdoors together, as long as they maintain social distancing. Exercise must start and finish from home – driving for exercise to beauty spots should still not take place.
  • If you are part of a support bubble and the arrangement has broken down, a new one can be formed as long as there is gap of 10 days before doing so.

29th January 2021:

  • Lockdown measures remain in place for another three weeks.
  • Shielding advice for those who are clinically extremely vulnerable in Wales, has been extended to 31st March. More information on this can be found, here.

18th January 2021:

  • Travel corridors suspended, those travelling abroad will need to complete a pre-departure test and quarantine for 10 days on their return home to Wales.

8th January 2021:

  • Lockdown measures remain in place and strengthened in some areas to prevent the new strain spreading.
  • Schools and colleges to remain closed until February and students will remain learning online until February half term, if cases do not decrease by the next review on 29th January.
  • Show rooms will close but click and collect services can remain in place.

4th January 2021:

  • The roll-out of the AstraZeneca (Oxford) COVID-19 vaccine begins in Wales. Read more, here.
  • All schools, colleges and independent schools should move to online learning until January 18th. Schools and colleges will remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable learners. Read more, here.

22nd December:

  • Those who are clinically extremely vulnerable in Wales are required to shield again. You will receive a letter with advice if this applies to you.

19th December:

  • Alert level 4 restrictions brought forward and come into effect from midnight instead of during the Christmas period.
  • Non-essential retail, close contact services, gyms and leisure centres and hospitality will close at the end of trading today.
  • Stay-at-home restrictions will also come into effect from midnight.
  • Rules change for Christmas gatherings – two households were allowed to come together to form a Christmas bubble over a five-day period, but this now changes to only being allowed on Christmas Day.

17th December:

  • New guidance announced for staying safe at Christmas recommended by the four nations. Read more, here.

16th December:

  • Wales to move into alert level 4 with a gradual approach starting from 24th December with the lockdown in place by 28th December.

14th December:

  • Secondary Schools and Colleges move to online learning for the final week in school. Read more, here.
  • The Coronavirus control plan for Wales was announced, revealing the four alert levels. You can read more, here.

10th December:

  • If you are required to self-isolate, the time period has changed from 14 days to 10 days. Find out more, here.

8th December:

  • The roll-out of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine begins in Wales. Read more, here.

4th December:

  • Restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs will have to close at 6pm and alcohol cannot be served at any time.
  • Entertainment venues and indoor tourist attractions will have to close.
  • Travel between Wales and areas of the UK with high rates of COVID-19 will not be allowed.
  • Full FAQ’s surrounding the new restrictions can be found, here.

24th November:

  • Four UK nations agree new rules for the festive period for 23rd-27th December. Find out more information about forming a Christmas bubble with friends and family, here.

9th November:

  • Wales leaves the firebreak lockdown.
  • Two households will be able to meet indoors by forming a “bubble”.
  • People are still asked to work from home where possible.
  • Schools can fully reopen, so can places of worship and businesses which had to close, and local authority services will resume.
  • Travel is allowed throughout Wales for Welsh residents, but during England’s four-week lockdown no travel apart from essential journeys will be allowed across the border.
  • Welsh people can also go on holiday in Wales.
  • 15 people can meet for an organised activity indoors at places like community centres (but not homes) and for sports.
  • 30 people can meet outdoors for an organised activity.
  • Hospitality premises can reopen, following certain measures.
  • Full FAQ’s surrounding the new regulations, can be found here.

23rd October:

  • Wales enters a national, two week firebreak lockdown with restrictive measures in place from 6pm 23rd October until 12:01am 9th November. Find the FAQ’s here. For information around Trivallis’ services during this time, visit here.

3rd October:

  • Adults living alone in local lockdown, including single parents, are now able to join with another household in their area, to form a temporary bubble. Find out more, here.

1st October:

  • Certain areas in North Wales enter local lockdown from 6pm. Find out more, here.

28th September:

  • Vale of Glamorgan enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.
  • Neath Port Talbot enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.
  • Torfaen enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.

27th September:

  • Cardiff enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here. For information around this and Trivallis, click here.
  • Swansea enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.

26th September:

  • Llanelli enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.

24th September:

  • Hospitality businesses, including pubs, cafes, restaurants and casinos can only provide table service and must stop selling alcohol at 10pm.
  • Off-licences, such as supermarkets, must stop selling alcohol at 10pm.

22nd September:

  • Blaenau Gwent enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.
  • Bridgend enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.
  • Merthyr Tydfil enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.
  • Newport enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here.

17th September:

  • Rhondda Cynon Taf enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here. For information around this and Trivallis, click here.

14th September:

  • It is compulsory for face coverings to be worn in public indoor spaces for those aged 11+. Full guidance can be found, here.
  • A maximum of six people from an extended household can meet indoors at any one time, including in pubs/restaurants and in people’s homes. Full guidance can be found, here.

8th September:

  • Caerphilly enters local lockdown from 6pm. Find the FAQ’s here. For information around this and Trivallis, click here.

1st September:

  • Schools and Colleges begin to reopen and start to welcome students back over the next two weeks.

28th August:

  • Indoor visits to care homes can take place again.
  • Casinos can open with safety measures in place.

22nd August:

  • Up to four households can join to create an extended household, compared with the previous rule of two households. Find the full guidance, here.

17th August:

  • Essential travel restriction on public transport is lifted. Anyone can now use public transport whilst wearing a face covering. Find out more, here.

16th August:

  • Shielding has now been paused. If you have been staying at home as you were classed as vulnerable, it is now safe for you to leave your home like the rest of the population in Wales and you are no longer required to shield. For more information, visit the full guidance, here.

10th August:

  • Swimming pools and spas open.
  • Indoor fitness studios and gyms open.
  • Indoor leisure centres open.
  • Children’s indoor play areas open.

3rd August:

  • Up to 30 people (from different households) allowed to meet outdoors at one time with social distancing in place.
  • Pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes open indoor areas.
  • Indoor bowling alleys, auction houses and bingo halls open.
  • Licenced wedding venues are able to re-open to provide wedding ceremonies (indoor receptions are still not allowed).
  • Children under 11 no longer need to maintain a 2 metres distance from each other or from adults.

27th July:

  • Face coverings made compulsory to wear on public transport, such as taxis, buses, trains and more. You can read the full guidance surrounding this, here.
  • Beauty salons, nail parlours, tattoo shops open.
  • Cinemas and amusement arcades open.
  • Museums and galleries open.

25th July:

  • Tourist accommodation with shared facilities open, such as campsites and hotels.
  • Underground attractions open.

20th July:

  • Outdoor playgrounds open.
  • Outdoor gyms open.
  • Community centres open and can increase their activity, helping local authorities provide summer holiday play schemes and childcare.
  • Funfairs open with appropriate measures in place.

13th July:

  • Hairdressing salons and barber shops, including mobile hairdressers open.
  • Pubs, cafes, restaurants and bars open but only to use their outdoor areas.
  • Outdoor cinemas open.
  • Some indoor attractions open.
  • Places of worship open.
  • Larger gatherings of people (up to 30) can take place outdoors for sports and leisure activities, such as team sports and fitness classes where they have been organised by a responsible person for sports.

11th July:

  • Self-contained holiday accommodation open.

6th July:

  • Two households can join to create an extended household.
  • Staying local (five mile rule) lifted.
  • Outdoor attractions open.

29th June:

  • Schools re-opened to allow a phased approach of children returning to schools to Check in, Catch Up and Prepare before the start of September.

22nd June:

  • Opening of non-essential stores.
  • Private prayer allowed in places of worship.
  • Opening of outdoor sports courts.
  • Restarting the housing market (Trivallis’ services that have returned can be found, here.)

1st June:

  • Members of two households can meet up outdoors.

8th May:

  • Exercise outside is allowed more than once a day.
  • Councils plan for the reopening of libraries and tips.
  • Some garden centres can also reopen.

23rd March:

  • National lockdown for all of UK introduced.

These rules are constantly under review by the Welsh Government to make any changes necessary to Keep Wales Safe. The guidance is changing on a regular basis. To read the full advice and for FAQ’s surrounding Coronavirus, visit here.

It is important to understand the rules for Wales are different to other parts of the UK, you should always follow the advice provided for Wales. For more information surrounding this, visit the Welsh Government Coronavirus page.