Wales comes out of ‘firebreak lockdown’ after 17 days of ‘hard work and sacrifices’

 Wales comes out of ‘firebreak lockdown’ after 17 days of ‘hard work and sacrifices’

Wales’s 17-day firebreak lockdown has ended and new national measures to combat COVID-19 have come into effect.

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The new national restrictions include:

  • Groups of up to four people from different households can meet in cafes, pubs and restaurants
  • Shops, gyms, hairdressers and places of worship can reopen
  • Supermarkets can sell non-essential items
  • People can meet inside homes with members of one other household if they are part of a “bubble”
  • 10pm curfew on alcohol sales will continue
  • No restrictions on travel within Wales, but people will only be allowed to leave the country for reasons such as work
  • Two-metre social distancing and wearing face masks in enclosed public places, including on public transport and taxis
  • People should work from home wh

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