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Source: Wales – City of Cardiff

Here is the latest update from Cardiff Council, covering: the first of two new COVID-19 test centres opened in Cardiff today; and the latest schools affected by COVID-19.

 

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Check the rules online:

https://gov.wales/coronavirus

 

The first of two new COVID-19 test centres opened in Cardiff today

Cardiff opened a new COVID-19 test centre today, the first of two that are opening in the city this week.

Capacity at Cardiff’s existing centres is also increasing to provide an extra two thousand test slots per week, following the sudden rise in COVID-19 infections across the city.

The Welsh capital has seen infection rates grow by 90% over the past week to reach the highest levels yet in the city, and with the positivity rate at 18% it’s clear the virus is spreading through the community making it extremely difficult to contain.

Whilst the number of cases amongst the over 60s in the Cardiff & Vale Health Board area has more than doubled in three weeks, fast approaching 400 per 100,000 population.

If you are showing any of these symptoms – new and persistent cough; a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste; a high temperature – book a test now and self-isolate.

To get a test book online at  gov.wales/get-coronavirus-test  or call simply call 119.

A self-isolation support payment is also available for those who meet the criteria. Read more here:

https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/Your-Council/Strategies-plans-and-policies/Emergency-Planning-and-Resilience/coronavirus-information/self-isolation-payment/Pages/default.aspx

 

Update on schools affected by COVID-19: 16.12.20

 

Pencaerau Primary School

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Pencaerau Primary School. 27 pupils from Year 3 and 2 members of staff have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.   

 

Meadowlane Primary school

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Meadowlane Primary School. 27 pupils from Reception/ Year 1 and 2 members of staff have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.   

 

Llanishen High School

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Llanishen High School. 32 pupils from Year 10 have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.   

 

Ysgol Gyfun Glantaf

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at in Ysgol Gyfun Glantaf. 55 pupils from Year 8 have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.   

 

Corpus Christi High School

Two positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Corpus Christi High School. 9 members of staff have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.   

 

Peter Lea Primary School

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Peter Lea Primary School. 75 pupils from Year 3 have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.

 

Howardian Primary School

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Howardian Primary School. 59 pupils from Year 1 and 3 members of staff have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.

 

Ysgol Gynradd Pen Y Groes

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Ysgol Gynradd Pen Y Groes. 28 pupils from Year 1 and 3 members of staff have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.

 

Cardiff High School

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Cardiff High School. 76 pupils from Year 7 have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.   

 

Gladstone Primary school

A positive test of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Gladstone Primary School. 23 pupils from Year 4 and 2 members of staff have been advised by Public Health Wales to self-isolate for 10 days after they were identified as close contacts of the confirmed COVID-19 case.

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