COVID-19: Wales Publish Revised Guidance Ahead of 7th August

by | Aug 6, 2021

Wales have announced that from the 7th August, if conditions allow, there will be a complete move to Level 0.

Complete the move to alert level 0: (source: gov.wales)

  • remove legal restrictions on the number of people who can meet indoors, including in private homes, public places or at events
  • all businesses and premises can open, including nightclubs
  • people should still work from home wherever possible
  • face coverings will remain a legal requirement indoors, with the exception of hospitality premises. This will be kept under review.
  • fully vaccinated adults, under 18s and vaccine trial participants will not need to self-isolate if they are a close contact of someone with coronavirus.

 

The Welsh Government have published revised guidance for employers, businesses, and organisations for Alert Level 0. 

 

What legal requirements remain in place? (source: gov.wales)

 

At Alert Level Zero, from August 7 2021, there are no legal limits on the number of people who can meet, including in private homes, public places or at events. In addition all businesses and premises may be open.

 

However, the Welsh Government has kept a small but significant number of legal requirements to help reduce the spread of the virus and help protect the most vulnerable. Businesses, employers and other organisations have a duty to protect their employees and customers while on their premises. While there are some important steps we must all continue to take to help ourselves and others, three legal requirements remain at Alert Level Zero:

  1. Businesses, employers and other organisations, including activity and event organisers, must undertake a coronavirus risk assessment of their premises and activities and take reasonable measures to minimise exposure to, and the spread of, coronavirus based on that risk assessment.
  2. Everyone must still self-isolate for 10 days if they test positive for COVID-19.  If you are a close contact of someone who has tested positive and you are not fully vaccinated you must also self-isolate for 10 days as instructed by the Test Trace Protect system.
  3. Adults and children over 12 must wear face-coverings in indoor public places, with the exception of hospitality settings such as restaurants, pubs, cafes or nightclubs.

 

Access and read the full guidance here.

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