Covid-19: Children 'top priority' in Wales firebreak

First Minister Mark Drakeford said children would be the top priority in the "short, sharp" lockdown in Wales.

Wales will go into a "short, sharp" national lockdown from Friday, 23 October until Monday, 9 November.

People will be told to stay at home, while pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will shut.

Primary schools will reopen after the half-term break, but only Years 7 and 8 in secondary schools will return at that time.

Mr Drakeford told a media briefing it had been a difficult decision but the NHS would not be able to look after the increasing number of seriously ill people.

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