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Welsh Government Coronavirus COVID-19 News 13/11/2020

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Extra £15.7m to increase contact tracing workforce in Wales

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has announced an extra £15.7m to nearly double the contact tracing workforce in Wales for the winter. (Please follow this link for further information)

Wales Chief Medical Officer welcomes encouraging vaccine news but urges us all to continue to ‘stay safe’

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales has welcomed the news that a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready this year but has warned “that these are very early days”. (Please follow this link for further information)

Additional £10 million is made available for arts and culture in Wales

“Arts and Culture in Wales must survive this pandemic” says Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism. (Please follow this link for further information)

Wales’ approach for qualifications in 2021 confirmed by Education Minister Kirsty Williams

Education Minister Kirsty Williams has confirmed Wales’ approach for qualifications in 2021 and her decision that there will be no end of year exams for learners taking GCSEs, AS levels or A levels. (Please follow this link for further information)

Education Minister announces Christmas travel plans for students

Universities are working together to help students make safer plans for the end of term. (Please follow this link for further information)

Firebreak lockdown in Wales ends

As the firebreak ends in Wales, First Minister Mark Drakeford asked everyone to think about how they can protect their families from the virus. (Please follow this link for further information)

£3.5m Circular Economy fund for public bodies to support a green recovery opens

A new £3.5m round of the Circular Economy Fund for public bodies for post-Covid response and a green recovery in Wales opens for application. (Please follow this link for further information)

Wales introduces stricter isolation requirements to people travelling from Denmark

The Welsh Government has confirmed it will be introducing stricter isolation requirements for people travelling from Denmark to Wales from 4am on Saturday 7 November. (Please follow this link for further information)

Major new employer incentives announced to help recruit apprentices

Economy Minister Ken Skates has announced that businesses in Wales will be able to claim up to £3,000 for each new apprentice they hire under the age of 25. (Please follow this link for further information)

North Wales partners working together to support region

Welsh Government and partners across north Wales are continuing to work together to support the region in dealing with the immediate impact of the pandemic and planning for the future, Economy and North Wales Minister Ken Skates said. (Please follow this link for further information)

Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates on the latest Labour Market Statistics

Commenting on today’s Labour Market Statistics, Welsh Government Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates said. (Please follow this link for further information)

Ammanford firm expands manufacturing capacity with Welsh Government support

Ammanford based LSN Diffusion, which manufactures specialised powders for use in the engineering sector, is expanding its operations and creating new jobs thanks to significant support from the Welsh Government. (Please follow this link for further information)

Self-isolation support scheme

You could get a payment of £500 to help with loss of earnings if you’ve been told to self-isolate and cannot work from home. (Please follow this link for further information)

COVID-19 statutory sick pay enhancement scheme

Support for care workers who are required to stay off work due to actual or suspected COVID-19 or because they have to self-isolate. (Please follow this link for further information)

Covid-19 statutory sick pay enhancement scheme: eligibility checker

Check whether you are eligible for the COVID-19 statutory sick pay enhancement scheme for social care staff. (Please follow this link for further information)

Contact tracing: support for workers and the self-employed

Support for people who are self-isolating. (Please follow this link for further information)

Coronavirus post firebreak: guidance summary

What rules you should follow after the coronavirus firebreak. (Please follow this link for further information)

Coronavirus regulations: frequently asked questions

Guidance on how you can keep safe during the outbreak and what rules are in place to protect people. (Please follow this link for further information)

Keeping records of staff, customers, and visitors: test, trace, protect

Guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers under regulation 21 of the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 4) (Wales) Regulations 2020. (Please follow this link for further information)

Apply for a coronavirus (COVID-19) test

Get tested to find out if you have coronavirus. (Please follow this link for further information)

Guidance on leaving your home and seeing other people

Guidance on regulation 8 of the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020. (Please follow this link for further information)

Travellers exempt from Welsh border rules: coronavirus (COVID-19)

Explains who is exempt from self isolation requirements under new Welsh border rules introduced due to coronavirus. (Please follow this link for further information) 

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