The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency have now approved the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. We now know we have a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine which can be used in Wales.

About the vaccine

Self-isolation support scheme

Latest Welsh Guidelines – From 4th December



•  Pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes and other hospitality premises must close by 6pm each day, with no alcohol to be served on-site

•  Takeaway services will be available after 6pm

•  Cinemas, bingo halls, soft play andskating rinks will be closed

•  Museums, galleries and indoor heritage visitor attractions will be closed

•  Outdoor visitor attractions can remain open

•  Current indoor, outdoor and extend household restrictions still apply

•  Work from home where possible

•  Stay local and consider whether travelling is necessary

•  Face coverings must be worn inside public spaces

•  Continue with hand washing hygiene and social distancing measures

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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