COVID-19: Church in Wales update

The Church in Wales has issued the following update following the announcement from the First Minister that Wales will return to Alert Level Zero from 28 January 2022.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

Update 14 January 2022

The First Minister has signalled that Wales will return to Alert Level Zero from 28 January. Restrictions on the number of people gathering outdoors are being relaxed sooner. The announcement can be found at:

Church in Wales guidance will be revised as these changes are confirmed. It is likely that social distancing will become advisory again (rather than a legal requirement under Alert Level 2). It seems clear that the wearing of face coverings will continue to be a requirement in indoor public spaces.


The relevant legislation and guidance will be added to our January update and to COVID-19 Coronavirus: legislation and guidance when it becomes available,

Cite this article as: David Pocklington, "COVID-19: Church in Wales update" in Law & Religion UK, 14 January 2022,


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