Wales set to ease Covid lockdown restrictions from Saturday


First minister to announce ‘stay local’ will replace ‘stay home’ rule among other changes

Some semblance of normal life will begin again in Wales from Saturday, with the country’s first minister, Mark Drayford, expected to announce a change from the current “stay home” restrictions to more lenient “stay local” requirements.

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Drakeford is expected to say: “We are taking a phased approach to unlocking each sector – starting with schools. We will make step-by-step changes each week to gradually restore freedoms. We will monitor each change we make, so we know what impact each change has had on Wales’ public health situation.”

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