Wales set to enter Alert Level 2 with Welsh government to allow overseas travel from Monday – fr

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Wales set to enter Alert Level 2 with Welsh government to allow overseas travel from Monday – fr


Wales will enter alert level two on Monday, WalesOnline understood.
Mark Drakeford is also expected to announce that international travel will be allowed to resume on the same day, May 17. The Welsh government will put in place additional safeguards for people returning from certain countries to prevent the coronavirus from returning to Wales. He also advises people to only travel abroad for essential purposes.

WalesOnline has also learned that on Friday Mark Drakeford will confirm that all remaining indoor tourist accommodation will reopen and indoor attractions such as cinemas, bowling alleys and theaters, as well as stately mansions, should also be able to accommodate people.

There will also be an increase in the number of people able to attend indoor and outdoor events.

The Welsh government had already announced that reception venues would be allowed to open indoors from Monday, May 17.

Changes planned for Monday, May 17:

  • Inner Hospitality can reopen to six people from up to six households (not including children under 11).
  • All holiday accommodation can reopen completely.
  • Entertainment venues including cinemas, bingo halls, bowling alleys, indoor play centers and areas, casinos, arcades and theaters may reopen.
  • Cinemas, theaters, concert halls, and sports grounds may sell food and drink as long as it is consumed in a seated space to watch the show.
  • Domestic tourist attractions, including museums and galleries, may reopen.
  • Up to 30 people can participate in organized indoor activities and up to 50 people in organized outdoor activities, including wedding receptions.

Changes planned from June 7:

If the situation remains positive, the Welsh government is expected to consider the following changes which will take effect on June 7:

  • Other changes to meet people in private homes.
  • Increase the number of people who can meet outdoors and the number of people who can attend organized activities and events, including wedding receptions, to 50 indoors and 100 outdoors.
  • Allow larger scale events to be held indoors and outdoors.
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How will international travel work?

International travel will resume from Monday May 17th. A traffic light system, as is the case with England and Scotland, should be introduced and countries will be categorized as green, orange and red.

This means that people living in Wales will be able to travel to a small number of foreign destinations without needing to quarantine on their return, but you will need to quarantine it if you have been to countries not on the list. green.

From Monday, May 24, a paper-based vaccination status will be available for people in Wales who have received two doses of vaccination and need to travel urgently to a country that requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination. The Welsh government continues to advise people to only travel abroad for essential purposes.

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The traffic light system in place in England, which Wales will line up with, rules that travelers to countries rated green will not need to isolate on their return, but will need to pass a Covid test. 19 before and after their trip.

The countries that are on the UK government’s green list are Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Israel and Jerusalem, Gibraltar, Iceland, Singapore, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, the Falkland Islands, the Faroe Islands , New Zealand, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan. da Cunha and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Arrivals from Orange countries will still need to be quarantined, while Red List countries have the strictest rules, only UK or Irish nationals or UK residents being allowed to return – and they have to pay for a stay of 10 days in a government quarantine hotel.

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