Supplement 35 applicable to Wales Only
The BAB Covid-19 Officer for Wales advised the following.
Following the First Minister’s announcement from Saturday 7th August 2021 Wales will move to full Alert Level 0.
This means that most current legal restrictions will move into guidance, there remain some specific legal protections listed below:
• Everyone must continue to isolate for 10 days if they have Covid-19 symptoms or if they have a positive test result.
• Face coverings will continue to be required in most indoor public places in Wales, including on public transport, in shops and in healthcare settings. There will be exemptions for people who cannot wear them, as there are currently. Guidance notes this requirement to continue wearing masks indoors includes gyms and leisure centres outside of exercise.
• All those responsible for premises open to the public and workplaces must carry out a Covid risk assessment and continue to take reasonable measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus. Reasonable measures are defined by each premises in their risk assessment, and guidance is available below.
Guidance for the public, employers and FAQs are available here: https://gov.wales/covid-19-alert-levels
The regulations have been updated and are available here: https://gov.wales/health-protection-coronavirus-restrictions-no-5-wales-regulations-2020-amended
Aikido dojo’s (Wales) summary of recommendations and guidance having moved to level 0
Advise supplied the BAB Welsh COVID Officer.