Wales is set to enter Alert Level One.
The first phase of the move to alert level one means that from Monday June 7:
- 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 non-seated and 10,000 people seated. All organisers planning events and activities must undertake a full risk assessment and put in place measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including social distancing.
The Welsh Government will consider further changes to the regulations on indoor activity later in the month, if public health conditions allow.
- Rule of six for meeting indoors in private homes and holiday accommodation.
- Increased numbers for indoor organised gatherings and indoor events.
- Opening ice skating rinks.
- 6 people from 6 different households are allowed to meet indoors and outdoors- including at cafes, pubs and restaurants.
- Three households can form in a "bubble", meeting indoors. Hugs are restricted to extended households only in Wales.
- Indoor care home visits can resume for one designated visitor, with the permission of the care home.
- Entertainment venues including cinemas, bingo halls, bowling alleys, indoor-play centres and areas, casinos, amusement arcades, and theatres can now reopen, after restrictions were lifted on 17 May.
- From 17 May, up to 30 people have been allowed to take part in organised indoor activities and up to 50 people in organised outdoor activities, including wedding receptions and wakes.
Exercise, gym and leisure
- Outdoor sports facilities can reopen, including tennis courts, golf courses and bowling greens. A maximum of 4 people from 2 households can take part in activities using local sports facilities.
- Children's playgrounds are allowed to stay open providing social distancing measures are followed.
- Gyms, leisure centres and fitness facilities are allowed to reopen. This includes swimming lessons and exercise classes.
- An additional £150 million will be available to support businesses to the end of March, which are not yet able to open.
- The extra funding will see businesses in the hospitality, tourism, leisure and non-essential retail sectors that pay non-domestic rates qualify for an additional payment of up to £5,000.
Retail and close-contact services
- All non-essential retail is allowed to open.
- All close-contact services such as beauty parlours and hairdressers are allowed to open.
Education and childcare
All primary pupils and those in exam years began returning to school on 15 March, while schools had the flexibility to bring Year 10 and 12 pupils back.
All pupils returned after the Easter break for face-to-face learning, and from 12 April all post-16 students returned to sixth-form and college.
- the Welsh Government is still encouraging people to work from home where possible. However, people who are able to work safely in their workplace are allowed to go into work.
- Work carried out in people’s homes, for example by tradespeople, can continue as long as it is managed in a safe way and both the worker and household members are well and have no symptoms of coronavirus.
- Voluntary work is allowed to continue.
- Travel restrictions have been relaxed so that travel between Wales and the rest of the UK is now allowed.
- Mr Drakeford is asking that the people of Wales stay in Wales this year and do not travel abroad.
- Holiday accommodation has been allowed to reopen.
- Public transport is still able to operate, however bus and rail timetables have been reduced. Face coverings must be worn at all times on public transport.
- Driving lessons in Wales and England restarted on 12 April, and driving tests resumed on 22 April.
More information can be found at gov.wales.
Last updated 07/06/21.