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08 Jan 2021

Welsh lockdown to remain in place until at least January 29

The Welsh Government has extended current lockdown measures until at least January 29, 2020, it has been announced.

A statement from Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford said: "Following a formal review of the alert level four lockdown restrictions, which were introduced at midnight on December 19, all the measures will remain in place."

The measures are being extended to further stop the increase in the number of cases of coronavirus

  • This means non-essential retail, hospitality venues, licensed premises and leisure facilities will remain closed
  • The measures will be strengthened to close all showrooms. They will still be able to operate click and collect arrangements
  • The Welsh Government is also reviewing whether major supermarkets and retailers need to put additional measures in place to protect people in store and what else employers need to do to protect people in the workplace and support people to work from home

Read the Welsh Government's full announcement here.

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