Three more Denbighshire schools ask pupils to self-isolate
Written by admin on 03/10/2020
Pupils to self-isolate at three Denbighshire schools
Denbighshire County Council has confirmed 240 Year 9 pupils at Rhyl High School have been told to self-isolate until October 15 following a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the school.
At Ysgol Glan Clwyd, St Aspah, one member of staff and 240 pupils from Year 9 and a school bus route have been told to self-isolate until October 15 following a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the school.
At Ysgol Llywelyn, Rhyl, 90 pupils in Year 3 and six members of staff have been told to self-isolate until October 15 following a confirmed case of COVID-19 associated with the school.
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.
Letters have been sent to parents and guardians today (Saturday) informing them of the position.
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:https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test
Advice 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