Denbighshire County Council has confirmed that 101 pupils and 1 staff at Christ the Word Catholic School in Rhyl will be required to self-isolate until October 29th following a confirmed Covid 19 case associated with the school. (The pupils will return to school on Tuesday, November 3rd as their last day of self-isolation falls during the half term)
Meanwhile, 188 pupils and one member of staff at Ysgol Dinas Bran have been asked to self-isolate until 23 October due to a confirmed Covid 19 case associated with the school.
All parents and guardians have been informed and both the Local Authority and the schools have consulted with Public Health Wales.
The schools remain open and the Council is working closely with the schools affected, Public Health Wales as well as NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect to ensure appropriate measures are in place to protect pupils, staff and the wider community.
Parents/guardians have been advised to remain alert for the main symptoms of coronavirus:
- A new or continuous cough
- A high temperature
- A loss of or change to sense of smell or taste
Those advised to self-isolated should book a coronavirus test if they develop any of these symptoms, even if they are mild.
A test can be booked by phoning 119 or online: www.gov.wales/test-trace-protect-coronavirusAdvice requires those self-isolating to stay at home, not to go outdoors to exercise, to visit shops, family or friends, or to other public spaces.
Please do not invite people to your house.Further formation on Test, Trace, Protect can be found here https://gov.wales/test-trace-protect-coronavirus