London: Rising cases of coronavirus infection in the UK South Wales, South Wales, on Monday (19 October) announced the implementation of a full two week lockdown, which will take effect this Friday. These temporary measures in Wales will remain in effect until 9 November, just like the stiff restrictions that have been in place across the UK following containment of the virus during the peak of the outbreak.
Business closed and people will remain closed at home
During this period most businesses will remain closed and people will be asked to work from home as far away as possible while staying at home. Non-essential shops, tourism and hospitality businesses will also be closed. Welsh Prime Minister Mark Drakeford said at a press conference in the capital Cardiff: “It will be difficult and profound for the kind of influence we need. Everyone in Wales must stay at home. All non-essential activities will remain closed.
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Corona virus spreads rapidly in Wales
He said there is no easy option ahead of us because the virus is rapidly spreading to all parts of Wales. Mark also announced funding for small and medium-sized buyers and other hospitality merchants, whose commercial establishments will be closed due to a lockdown.