Pubs, restaurants, bars, cafes and other hotel establishments reopen Monday for the first time since December in Wales.
Organized outdoor activities will also be allowed for up to 30 people from Monday, and outdoor wedding receptions for the same number – while outdoor tourist attractions may open.
People have not been able to buy alcohol as part of a sit-in service at hotel businesses in Wales since December 4, when severe restrictions were placed on the sector in response to an increase in prices. coronavirus infections.
Pubs, bars and restaurants have been banned from selling alcoholic drinks unless as take-out and forced to close at 6 p.m.
When Wales went into lockdown on December 20, hospitality businesses were forced to close but were able to continue offering take-out.
The relaxation of hospitality rules on Monday comes as other restrictions were relaxed on Saturday, allowing six people to meet outside.
Children under 11 are not included in the new limit of six households, nor are caregivers of those households.
Meeting people from other households indoors is still not allowed, except in a limited number of circumstances.
From May 3, gymnasiums and recreation centers can reopen and people can form extended households with another household.
Supervised indoor activities for children, organized indoor activities for up to 15 adults, such as exercise classes, and the reopening of community centers are also postponed from May 17 to 3, which will complete Wales’ move to Alert Level 3.
Prime Minister Mark Drakeford has said domestic hospitality and all tourist accommodation in Wales could reopen on May 17 if he were to lead the country after the May 6 elections in the Senedd, as the main opposition parties have already committed on the same date if they win the ballot.