Wales brings forward relaxation of measures to 3 May

The Welsh Government has confirmed further relaxations will be brought forward from 17 May to Monday 3 May.  This means Wales will have completed the move to Alert Level 3 by 3 May.

From Saturday 24 April, the rule of 6 will allow for up to 6 people from 6 households to meet outdoors.

The Welsh Government has also confirmed various relaxations that will take place on Monday 26 April.

  • Outdoor attractions, including outdoor swimming pools, funfairs and theme parks, will be allowed to reopen
  • Outdoor hospitality can also resume, including at cafes, pubs and restaurants
  • Organised outdoor activities for up to 30 people will be able to take place and weddings receptions can begin again outdoors.

Read the detail here.

Preparations are also being made to move to Alert Level 2 on Monday 17 May subject to the public health conditions closer to the time.  Alert Level 2 includes the following changes:

  • Indoor hospitality can reopen
  • Remainder of holiday accommodation can open (e.g. campsites with shared facilities) to members of single households or extended households
  • Entertainment venues can open, including cinemas, bingo halls, bowling alleys, indoor play centres and amusement arcades
  • The rule of four applies for gatherings in regulated premises like a café (up to 4 people from 4 households) or a single household if more than 4 people
  • The rule of six continues outdoors. Meeting indoors in private homes will still be limited to the extended household only (exclusive bubble)
  • The limits on organised activities increases to 30 indoors and 50 outdoors
  • Wedding receptions can take place indoors in regulated premises for up to 30 people.