News Bulletin: Stay-at-home restrictions will remain in place in Wales for a further three weeks

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22 February 2021


Stay-at-home restrictions will continue in Wales as the youngest pupils begin returning to school from today, Monday 22 February, First Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed

Following the latest review of coronavirus restrictions, the Welsh Government has also announced some minor changes to the current rules. Read the press notice for further information.

In the press conference of Friday 19 February, the First Minister stated;

  • The next review of the restrictions will be held in the week beginning 8 March
  • We will have further discussions with the tourism sector about what may be possible if the public health situation allows
  • I met the tourism taskforce yesterday and we talked about a phased re-opening starting with self-contained accommodation

Queries regarding accepting bookings for the Easter period, in self-contained holiday accommodation

Any bookings that fall beyond the 21 day review period - next review 12 March - are at that business’s and the customer’s own risk.  No bookings can be taken ahead of 12 March.

Coronavirus control plan: alert levels in Wales (coming out of lockdown)

In this updated Control Plan document, what has changed since December and what that means for decision making, is explained.

Stay up to date with tourism industry news

We are committed to providing the support and assurance the business community needs during these unprecedented difficult times and have issued several Coronavirus (COVID-19) related bulletins which can be found on the Tourism Industry Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletins page. 

Business Wales is providing businesses with tailored support and advice about dealing with coronavirus, from financial and supply chain planning to advice on staffing issues. We would advise Tourism businesses and stakeholders in Wales wanting specific guidance to visit the Business Wales website or call Business Wales helpline on 03000 6 03000, and to regularly visit the Public Health Wales website for up-to-date public health information for you, your staff and your visitors.