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Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey County Council

Achos Coronafeirws yn Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern

Posted on 18 November 2020

There has been a Coronavirus case confirmed at Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern.

Parents and staff were informed today (Wednesday, November 18) and issued with guidance provided by Public Health Wales.

There is no evidence to suggest transmission within the school and it will remain open for unaffected year groups.

NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect has been informed of the confirmed case and relevant pupils and staff have been told to self-isolate for 14 days; and remain alert for any symptoms of the virus, including:

  • new or continuous cough
  • a high temperature or
  • 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.

Anglesey residents can book a test by phoning 119 or through the online portal: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/get-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/ before visiting the Coronavirus Testing Centre currently located in Llangefni (and open 09.30 – 16.30 throughout the week).

The testing centre is located at County Offices car park in Llangefni and can be accessed via the Industrial Estate Road (opposite ATS Euromaster, LL77 7JA).

Anglesey’s Chief Executive, Annwen Morgan, said, “We are continuing to work closely with affected schools and supporting staff during this difficult time.”

“Our main concern remains the wellbeing of pupils, staff and wider community. We will continue to monitor the situation at Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern to see whether any further action is needed.”

Information provided to parents and staff has been issued under the instruction of: Test Trace and Protect regional hub on behalf of Public Health Wales Health Protection Team.

 

Ends 18.11.20


Posted on 18 November 2020