Infections rates have also been surging across the Channel, prompting new forms of lockdown in Belgium, France and Germany.
It had estimated 85,000 deaths from Covid over the course of winter.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found Labour responsible for three breaches of the Equality Act:
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France and Germany have turned to forms of lockdown to control the virus.
In areas placed in tier three, pubs and bars must close unless they are serving substantial meals.
Conditions in the English Channel had been rough throughout the day, with a gale warning issued overnight by the Met Office.
Conditions are rough in the English Channel, with a gale warning issued overnight by the Met Office.
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Any change to self-isolation requirements would follow research by King’s College London, which suggested just 10.9% of those traced as contacts of someone with Covid-19 remained at home for the full quarantine period.
In calling for the return of the Senedd/Welsh Parliament, Welsh Conservative leader Paul Davies said: “People are concerned at being prevented from buying products such as books, bins, baby clothes in local shops and this is forcing them to purchase online or to make extra journeys to multiple shops searching for them.”
Elsewhere, Stoke-on-Trent, Slough and Coventry moved into the tier two – high – alert level at midnight.