Amendment: Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020

23 April 2021

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 are amended from 4am on 23 April 2021.

The requirements imposed on persons entering Wales after having been abroad are amended to exempt certain persons working in specific roles in relation to the provision of healthcare services. India has also been added to the list of countries subject to additional measures.

The regulations are specifically amended to:

Exempt a person arriving in Wales from a country or territory subject to additional measures, who has travelled to the United Kingdom for the purpose of transporting certain materials to be used for the provision of a health service by a provider of health services, from the requirement to arrange tests before their arrival in Regulation 6B.

Apply the provisions on workforce testing to certain health or care workers arriving in Wales from a country or territory subject to additional measures to undertake employment in regulation 6K.

Allow entry into Wales for a health or care professional and persons travelling for the purpose of transporting material to be used by a provider of health services in regulation 12E.

Add India to the list of countries and territories subject to additional measures in Schedule 3A.

Please see our coronavirus document for an overview of further legislation relating to the Coronavirus.

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