WELSH RESTRICTIONS: Professor John Watkins Has Said That Covid Restrictions Should Now Lift in Wales
John Watkins an infectious disease professor has said that Wales should now lift all Covid restrictions as links between cases, hospitalisations and deaths had been broken, thanks to the vaccination programme and general immunity levels. The Welsh Government are to announce any changes in its next review on Wednesday.
In spite of this, face masks will still be required by law on public transport and social care settings as long as Covid-19 is a threat, according to the Welsh government. However, ministers are still undecided on whether we will have to continue wearing them in shops.
Cardiff council wants to double bus users in the city as part of plans to lower congestion and to better the air quality in the Welsh capital. Cardiff council has created a nine-point strategy to reach this goal, including cheaper fares, lower emission buses and linking the ticketing system to work on the prospected metro service.
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