Wales: COVID-19 advice for musicians
You can see our other pages on COVID-19 advice for musicians in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
In his announcement on 13 April 2022, the First Minister spoke about the importance of continuing to take simple steps to protect public health to manage the spread of coronavirus. The publication entitled 'Together for a safer future: Wales’ long-term COVID-19 transition from pandemic to endemic' sets out the Welsh Government's ongoing COVID-19 plan in detail.
Wales is under Alert Level 0.
Please refer to Welsh Government guidance for further information, where its main page states:
Self-isolation rules:Please refer to Welsh Government guidance on self-isolation if you:
Please note that the ISM have produced a guide entitled living with COVID-19 which you may find useful too.
Last updated: 17 May 2022
Schools and colleges
Music activities and lessons can proceed in schools but please see below for further important information before proceeding.
Last updated: 10 May 2022
It is no longer a requirement for staff, pupils or visitors to wear face coverings anywhere on the school grounds. However, schools and settings should continue to tailor interventions to reflect local public health risks and circumstances.
Guidance for schools includes important information about:
The guidance does not include anything about teaching or performing music specifically.
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