This afternoon the First Minister for Wales announced some further changes to the Coronavirus regulations in force in Wales.

Facemasks mandatory on public transport:

From 27 July, you’ll need to wear a three-layer face covering when travelling on public transport in Wales, including taxis.

For the moment, public transport should be used for essential journeys only – for critical workers and those without alternative transport.

Please read Welsh Government guidance below on how to be safe when walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus pandemic.

Make your own:

The Welsh Government have a handy guide on how to make your own 3 layer face covering at home, from an old shirt, or other materials easily found around the house. You can see that here.

Other changes from today:

Also, from today, From today, the Coronavirus restrictions have eased for all of us here in Wales and we are able to gather in groups of up to 30 people outdoors and visit hairdressers, restaurants, pubs and cafés with outdoor areas.

Symptoms? Isolate and get a test:

As always, anyone with a new high temperature, continuous cough or a loss or change to their sense of smell or taste must self-isolate for a minimum of seven days and get tested as quickly as possible.

You can request a test here.

Please be responsible by continuing to keep two metres apart and washing your hands.

As always, you can get the latest on the regulations in Wales on the Welsh Government website, by clicking here.

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