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Recent and upcoming changes

From 27 March

  • Stay local restrictions will be lifted
  • Self-contained accommodation can re-open
  • Outdoor children’s activities can take place
  • Libraries and archive services can re-open
  • 6 people from 2 households can meet outdoors, socially distanced.

From Saturday 13th March 2021:

  • No more than 4 people from 2 households will be able to meet in their local area outdoors, including in gardens. Children under 11 and carers do not count towards this limit. There must be no indoors mixing and social distancing should be followed.
  • Outdoor sports facilities can reopen, including tennis courts, golf courses and bowling greens. A maximum of 4 people from 2 households can take part in activities using local sports facilities.
  • Indoor care home visits can resume for one designated visitor, with the permission of the care home.

From Monday 15th March 2021:

  • All primary pupils and those in qualifications years will return. Schools will have the flexibility to bring in year 10 and 12 pupils, to support them to progress to the next stage of their learning, and more learners will return to colleges. There will also be flexibility for in-school check-ins for all other pupils. All learners will return after the Easter break.
  • Hairdressers and barbers can reopen by appointment only to cut hair.

From Monday 22nd March 2021:

  • The first steps to re-open non-essential retail will begin. Restrictions on the sale of non-essential items will be lifted for those shops, which are currently open.
  • Garden centres will also reopen.

During the third week of the review period, the Welsh Government will take stock of the latest evidence before confirming changes for the Easter holidays. If the public health conditions continue to be favourable, from 27th March:

  • The stay local restrictions will be lifted to allow people to travel within Wales.
  • Self-contained holiday accommodation will re-open for one household.
  • Organised children’s activities outdoors will restart.
  • Libraries will reopen.

The review on 1st April 2021 will consider whether all remaining shops and close contact services can reopen on the 12th April. This is in line with planned re-opening in England.

For the full statement: https://gov.wales/stay-local-wales-takes-first-steps-out-of-lockdown

As of midnight 19/12/2020 all of Wales was put into Alert Level 4.

For full information visit https://gov.wales/alert-level-4-guide

Restrictions Business Fund

Coronavirus self-isolation and quarantine reduced to 10 days in Wales

About the vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccinations Multilingual Translation links

Self-isolation support scheme

Coronavirus control plan: alert levels in Wales

More information is available via Welsh Government here

If you’ve got any symptoms of coronavirus, you must get a test and your whole household must self-isolate immediately.

  • New continuous cough
  • High temperature
  • Loss of taste and/or smell

Book a test here https://gov.wales/apply-coronavirus-covid-19-test

If you are asked to self-isolate, you should do so to prevent further spread of the virus. Please remember to self-isolate while awaiting the results of a test.

For information which will answer a lot of questions, please visit

Contact tracing: your questions

Click here to find out information about Track Trace Protect

Monmouthshire Coronavirus Cases Map

View our Coronavirus Strategy here: Coronavirus Strategy

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