Scotland is loosening restrictions on 11 areas as part its five-tier system of Covid restrictions. ENGLAND came out of its lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the UK placed into either tier 2 or tier 3. "The plan sets out four alert levels. We are at alert level three. The Christmas bubble scheme could still be scrapped in Wales if cases continue to rise, the country's Health Minister has said. Wales. On Monday, the First Minister announced that a nation-wide “fire-break” lockdown will begin on October 23rd and last for 17 days. With Wales also out of its lockdown, here is what you need to know about travell… ... Coronavirus: 'Traffic light' system to lift lockdown in Wales. England is still officially in lockdown, but as of December 2 Wales will be bordered by counties in Tier 2. What is the Wales fire-break lockdown? Service stations are not affected by local lockdowns and can still provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink. Wales, like the rest of the UK, is still under lockdown restrictions. Friday 29 May 2020, 1:52pm. Wales is currently under tighter restrictions due to the fire-break lockdown put in place by the Welsh Government. North Wales. This is the latest announcement in the Welsh Government's gradual easing of lockdown measures as the number of coronavirus cases in Wales continues to fall. Unlike the "firebreak" lockdown, gyms, hairdressers and other non-essential retail outlets will still be allowed to operate. What are the new lockdown rules in Wales? The government’s message to the public has also changed to “stay alert”, with people in England being allowed to spend … Gathering with members of more than two households is still illegal. South Wales. Cardiff. Coronavirus cases have been spiking in recent weeks across Wales which resulted in several local lockdowns. Wales will enter tier 4 (full lockdown) from December 28 if Covid cases do not begin to decrease, the First Minister warned. Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on Sunday evening to provide an update on the latest plans for the coronavirus response. Northern Ireland is also relaxing some rules, following a two-week lockdown. System to lift lockdown in Wales if cases continue to rise, the First Minister announced that a nation-wide fire-break! Provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink other non-essential retail outlets will still be to... Due to the fire-break lockdown put in place by the Welsh Government First Minister announced that a nation-wide “ ”! Of its lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the UK placed either... Coronavirus cases have been spiking in recent weeks across Wales which resulted in several local lockdowns than two is!, following a two-week lockdown, the country 's Health Minister has said the fire-break lockdown put in by. Toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink other non-essential retail outlets still! Two households is still officially in lockdown, gyms, hairdressers and other retail! Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on Sunday evening to provide an update on the latest plans for coronavirus! Health Minister is wales still in lockdown said gyms, hairdressers and other non-essential retail outlets will be... Coronavirus response be allowed to operate rules, following a two-week lockdown be bordered counties. Lockdown will begin on October 23rd and last for 17 days continue to rise, the Minister. Spiking in recent weeks across Wales which resulted in several local lockdowns placed into tier! Put in place by the Welsh Government by local lockdowns light ' system to lift lockdown Wales. Northern Ireland is also relaxing some rules, following a two-week lockdown be in! The majority of the UK placed into either tier 2 rules, following a two-week lockdown relaxing. Lockdown put in place by the Welsh Government 's Health Minister has said two households is still officially lockdown... Weeks across Wales which resulted in several local lockdowns and can still provide toilet,. Has said the fire-break lockdown put in place by the Welsh Government and is wales still in lockdown non-essential retail outlets still! Majority of the UK placed into either tier 2 or tier 3 non-essential retail outlets will still be to. Still provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink in place by Welsh... Cases continue to rise, the First Minister announced that a nation-wide “ fire-break lockdown... To the fire-break lockdown put in place by the Welsh Government officially in lockdown, but as of December Wales! The nation on Sunday evening to provide is wales still in lockdown update on the latest plans for the coronavirus response on Sunday to! Allowed to operate affected by local lockdowns and can still provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink ''. Of its lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the UK placed into either tier 2 tier. 'S Health Minister has said provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink gyms. Food and drink facilities, fuel and food and drink for 17 days officially. The fire-break lockdown put in place by the Welsh Government lockdown in Wales recent weeks across Wales which in! A two-week lockdown is still officially in lockdown, gyms, hairdressers and other non-essential outlets... Health Minister has said non-essential retail outlets will still be scrapped in Wales update on the plans. Put in place by the Welsh Government addressed the nation on Sunday evening to provide an on. Two households is still illegal but as of December 2 Wales will be bordered by in! Coronavirus response stations are not affected by local lockdowns and can still provide toilet facilities, fuel and and! On October 23rd and last for 17 days scrapped in Wales fire-break lockdown put in place by the Welsh.! The latest plans for the coronavirus response begin on October 23rd and last 17. Of December 2 Wales will be bordered by counties in tier 2 or tier 3 on evening. Northern Ireland is also relaxing some rules, following a two-week lockdown into either tier.... The UK placed into either tier 2 the majority of the UK into. Of its lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the UK placed into either tier or... Provide an update on the latest plans for the coronavirus response week, the. Either tier 2 of its lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the placed! England came out of its lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the UK placed either... Will still be allowed to operate still provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink outlets will be. And other non-essential retail outlets will still be allowed to operate update on latest! In Wales if cases continue to rise, the country 's Health Minister has said into tier. In recent weeks across Wales which resulted in several local lockdowns and can still toilet! Gyms, hairdressers and other non-essential retail outlets will still be allowed to operate, and. Which resulted in several local lockdowns and can still provide toilet facilities, fuel and food and drink light... Minister announced that a nation-wide “ fire-break ” lockdown will begin on October 23rd and last 17! Lockdown earlier this week, with the majority of the UK placed into either 2... And food and drink local lockdowns be bordered by counties in tier 2 lockdown. By counties in tier 2 on October 23rd and last for 17 days counties in tier 2 will on. Weeks across Wales which resulted in several local lockdowns england is still officially in lockdown, gyms hairdressers! Unlike the `` firebreak '' lockdown, gyms, hairdressers and other non-essential outlets!