Coronavirus (COVID-19) daily update
3rd July 2020
Public Health Wales has reported a further 41 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wales, bringing the total number of cases to 15,815, with one new case in Powys, the total for the county stands at 302 cases although the figure is likely to be much higher.
Figures issued by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on the number of deaths in Powys attributed, either wholly or in part to COVID-19, as at June 19 was 92 - 46 in care homes, 37 in hospital and nine at home.
As of the end of 1 July there have been 30 positive cases identified for Contact Tracing all of which have been successfully Contact Traced. This has led to the identification of 44 contacts. Appropriate self-isolation advice and guidance has been provided to all such contacts.
Wales' hospitality sector will prepare to re-open outdoors from 13 July, International Relations Minister Eluned Morgan today confirmed.
The Minister signalled the first phase of a planned reopening for bars, restaurants and cafes with outdoor spaces following a rapid review of the sector.
Subject to the forthcoming review of coronavirus regulations on 9 July, the tourism sector is preparing to re-open self-contained accommodation.
The date owners of self-contained accommodation can accept bookings is being brought forward to 11 July from 13 July, to help with the pattern of Saturday-to-Saturday bookings. https://gov.wales/timetable-phased-reopening-tourism-sector
The Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport Lee Waters has published a statement about the bus emergency scheme: https://gov.wales/written-statement-covid-19-bus-emergency-scheme
- Coronavirus regulations: frequently asked questions
- FAQs for higher and further education
- Written statement on the availability of PPE
- FAQs on the role of schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
More information from Welsh Government - https://gov.wales/coronavirus