MORE than 50 people have been asked to self-isolate following a confirmed case of Covid-19 associated with a school.

Denbighshire County Council has confirmed that 48 pupils and four staff at Ysgol y Llys, Prestatyn will be required to self-isolate until October 20.

Meanwhile, 30 pupils and two staff at Ysgol y Castell, Rhuddlan will be required to self-isolate until October 24 following a confirmed Covid 19 case associated with the school.

All parents and carers have been informed and both the Local Authority and the school have consulted with Public Health Wales

A spokesperson for the council said: "Both schools remain open and are working closely with Public Health Wales, the Local Authority and NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect to ensure that all the appropriate measures are in place to protect students, 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:

The spokesperson added: "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.