The First Minister has tonight confirmed travel corridors will be suspended in Wales to help prevent new mutated strains of coronavirus entering the UK.
Travel corridors will be suspended from Monday until at least 15 February – and possibly longer – as Wales Scotland, Northern Ireland and England decided to close them.
The changes will mean most people travelling abroad will need to complete a pre-departure test and quarantine for 10 days on their return home to Wales.
There will also be tightening of the list of people who are exempt from these requirements.
“Unfortunately, we have seen some worrying new strains of coronavirus appear around the world and need to take extra steps to protect people in Wales and the rest of the UK from these new forms of the virus,” First Minister Mark Drakeford said.
“Suspending travel corridors means that most people who are travelling overseas will now have…
— to nation.cymru