Wales has become the first UK nation to administer the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination to the equivalent of a third of its adult population.
Boris Johnson has said he is “reluctant” to link high coronavirus death rates in the south Wales valleys to austerity measures imposed by previous UK Governments.
Boris Johnson has said discussions will continue with Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford and the other devolved nations over whether the UK will leave lockdown at the same time.
A new variant of Covid-19 would be enough to close schools in Wales after they reopen later this month, the First Minister has said.
Wales’ first minister says the country is the first in the UK to offer coronavirus vaccines to everyone in the top four priority groups.
The tourism sector in Wales could be able to reopen by Easter as part of the country “slowly and cautiously” easing restrictions if infections continue to fall.
The Welsh Government has said it is “confident” that Wales will have given coronavirus vaccines to “every single person that wants a jab” in its top four priority groups by the end of the weekend.
Wales has achieved its target of offering coronavirus vaccines to everyone in its first four priority groups, the First Minister has said.
First Minister Mark Drakeford has spoken of his “relief” after both his wife and mother-in-law were given coronavirus vaccinations.
Wales will hope to “take advantage” of its lower rate of coronavirus transmissions to get pupils back into schools ahead of other UK nations, First Minister Mark Drakeford has said.
The lockdown will remain in force in Wales for another three weeks, First Minister Mark Drakeford will confirm.
Snow and icy conditions were a “key factor” for Wales failing to meet its target of vaccinating 70% of over-80s by the end of the weekend, health minister Vaughan Gething has said.
The Welsh Government has missed its target to vaccinate 70% of over-80s by the end of the weekend, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.
Just under 40% of those aged over 80 in Wales have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to new figures released by Public Health Wales.
Residents hit by recent flooding in Wales due to Storm Christoph will receive between £500 and £1,000 in support, the Welsh Government has announced.
Wales is on track to have offered coronavirus vaccines to 70% of people over the age of 80 and care home residents by the end of this week, the First Minister has said.
Wales could receive a larger share of coronavirus vaccines in future because it has an older population, the First Minister has said.
Wales’s health minister has denied holding back coronavirus vaccines following comments by First Minister Mark Drakeford that administering jabs too quickly would leave “vaccinators standing around with nothing to do”.
The Welsh Government is embroiled in a row over whether it is following a “go-slow” vaccination strategy.
First Minister Mark Drakeford has defended the slower rollout of the vaccination programme in Wales – saying the Pfizer vaccine could not be used all at once.
Wales is not “lagging behind” the rest of the UK in terms of the number of people receiving the coronavirus vaccine, Mark Drakeford has said.
Wales’s lockdown restrictions will be further strengthened in supermarkets, workplaces and schools and colleges in an effort to limit the spread of coronavirus, First Minister Mark Drakeford has said.
Lockdown restrictions in Wales will be strengthened in “key areas” to try to halt the spread of the new coronavirus variant, the country’s First Minister has announced.
Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner has demanded the Conservative Party takes action against a Welsh Senedd member who compared protesters at the US Capitol to those who supported a second referendum on Brexit.
Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has described Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit trade deal as “thin and disappointing” and warned it will make trade with European markets more difficult and expensive.
The Welsh Government has said it will continue to monitor possible disruption at Welsh ports after ferry passengers were banned from leaving the country.
Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has said he wished he could have given “more notice” before bringing forward the country’s lockdown and further cutting back plans to allow families to mix over Christmas.
The impact of the new strain of Covid-19 on the NHS in Wales will be “profound” if cases continue to rise unchecked, the First Minister has said.
The Welsh Government has requested “urgent” talks with the UK Government after ferry passengers in Wales were banned from entering the Republic of Ireland.
The newest strain of coronavirus can partly account for the rapid surge in cases across Wales, First Minister Mark Drakeford has said, after announcing the country will immediately enter lockdown ahead of Christmas.