Wales: updated COVID-19 guidance on places of worship and funerals

The Welsh Government has updated its COVID-19 guidance: Places of worship and funerals: potential reasonable measures action card (alert level 0), explaining the measures that places of worship must take, by law, in response to the pandemic.

Those responsible for them must take reasonable measures to minimise the risk of people being exposed to COVID-19 and spreading the virus at their premises. In deciding what measures should be taken, they must also carry out a specific risk assessment of the risk posed by COVID. The action card highlights the risks generally associated with these venues and activities and considers what reasonable measures could be taken to mitigate those risks.

The list is not exhaustive, and other reasonable measures not referred to in the guidance may be appropriate. Continue reading