Coronavirus COVID-19 News - 03072020

3 July 2020


Headline News

Stay local to be lifted in Wales

The requirement to stay local will be lifted from 6 July, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.

Timetable for phased reopening of tourism sector

Wales’ hospitality sector will prepare to re-open outdoors from 13 July, International Relations Minister Eluned Morgan today confirmed.

Tourism and hospitality businesses: guidance for a phased reopening

Guidance to help tourism and hospitality businesses safely re-open during the coronavirus pandemic.

Providing safer toilets for public use: coronavirus

Guidance for the safe management of toilets used by the public during the coronavirus pandemic.

Extended households will enable families to be re-united

People from two separate households will be able to join together to form one exclusive extended household from 6 July, the First Minister has announced.

Dental and optometry practices to see more patients in next phase of pandemic recovery

Dental and optometry practices across Wales are gradually reintroducing a broader range of services as part of the phased recovery of health services from the coronavirus pandemic.

New coronavirus guidance for meat and food plants published

New guidance for meat processing and food production plants about preventing and managing outbreaks of coronavirus has today been issued to the sector.

Welsh Government to extend measures to protect businesses impacted by coronavirus from eviction during summer

Funding to support Welsh-language advice line for parents

A parenting and family advice charity has been awarded funding to extend its helpline service to Welsh speakers as part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to support parents during Covid-19 to stay safe and stay positive.

#CaruCymruCaruBlas campaign urges shoppers to show their ‘love’ for Welsh food and drink industry

Shoppers are being urged to show their support for key workers in Wales’ food and drink industry by taking part in a new online campaign #CaruCymruCaruBlas #LoveWalesLoveTaste.

Call goes out for Wales’ #LowCarbonHeroes as nation looks towards recovery from Covid-19 pandemic

It is now more than a year since the Welsh Government declared a climate emergency, and committed itself to achieving a carbon neutral public sector by 2030 and to coordinating action through its Low Carbon Plan to help other areas of the economy to make a decisive shift away from fossil fuels.

Written statement: COVID-19 - Bus Emergency Scheme

Written statement: Review of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020

Written statement: Student nurses and midwives: pandemic contributions

Daily News Conferences

The Welsh Government holds a daily 12.30pm media briefing about coronavirus supported by a BSL translator. They are live-streamed on our @WelshGovernment Twitter channel and broadcast live on BBC One Wales and S4C.

Symptom Study

Help us fight coronavirus by reporting your health daily, even if you feel well.

You can help us fight coronavirus by completing a daily health survey on the COVID-19 symptom study app. This app is for everyone, not just for those who have symptoms.

The app will help us understand the symptoms and spread of COVID-19. By answering some quick questions, you can help us plan our response to coronavirus.

We will not share the answers you give us beyond the NHS and trusted organisations working directly with the NHS in response to coronavirus.

Test, Trace, Protect strategy

A campaign is underway aimed at informing the general public and critical workers of the Welsh Government’s Test, Trace, Protect strategy. The website has been updated with the latest information on the strategy, including guidance for employers ( New video and animated social assets have been produced for use across paid-for campaigns and for stakeholders to share through their own channels. The assets are available to download here and please disseminate these to your networks and use across your social media channels to help share information on Test, Trace, Protect.


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Business and employers

Support to help businesses and third sector organisations affected by coronavirus.

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Coronavirus health advice

Stay at home, self-isolation, support as an extremely vulnerable person. 

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Education and childcare

Guidance on coronavirus for parents, everyone working in education and childcare providers.

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Health and social care professionals

Coronavirus guidance for the NHS and people working in social, community and residential care

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Guidance for landlords, park (mobile) homes and rough sleeper services during the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus advice for people returning from abroad or planning to travel

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Volunteering (third sector)

Volunteering during the coronavirus pandemic, support for the third sector

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Community services

Planning, fire, domestic abuse and sexual violence

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Jobs, skills and financial support

Help with benefits, to stay in work and gain new skills

Useful links

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Looking out for each other

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