The First Minister has confirmed that Wales will move to full Alert Level 0 this Saturday 7th August.
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 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.
The Welsh Government press release is here: https://gov.wales/wales-moves-alert-level-zero
Guidance for the public, employers and FAQs are available here: https://gov.wales/covid-19-alert-levels
Previously announced, from tomorrow those who have received two doses of the vaccine + 14 days will no longer be expected to self-isolate if they are a close contact with an infected person.
Squash Wales will be in discussion with several parties early next week to obtain clarification on a number of issues and will provide further updates in our monthly club Webinar at 18:30 on Thursday 12th August