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Children’s Task and Finish Group: update to 4 th Nov 2020 paper on children, schools and transmission 17 December 2020

Overall, accumulating evidence is consistent with increased transmission occurring amongst school children when schools are open, particularly in children of secondary school age (high confidence): multiple data sources show a reduction in transmission in children following schools closing for ha

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council statement – school opening arrangements from January 6

Schools will be closed to learners on Monday and Tuesday, January 4-5, allowing for a period of forward planning and assessment of staffing levels. 

Wales continues to fall behind in delivery of Covid-19 vaccine

Figures released today (31st December) show that from the 20th December to the 27th December, 12,433 vaccines were given to people resident in Wales. The percentage of the people vaccinated has gone up by 0.31% to see 34,509 people be vaccinated.

Statement from Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB on unprecedented pressures

The festive period has been extremely challenging for our staff. Numbers of COVID-19 patients needing hospital treatment have risen substantially in the past few weeks and in recent days we have seen those numbers reach their highest for many months.

Tesco shoppers in South Wales thanked for helping to donate more than a million meals

Generous Tesco shoppers across the UK have been thanked after donating more than 1.3 million meals to feed people in their communities amid this year’s Covid-19 pandemic, with customers in South Wales donating over 50,000 (56,097) meals.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Mental Health Services are here for you

We know that this is a difficult time and that Christmas and the festive break can increase feelings of loneliness and isolation.

Ynys Public Right of Way blocked again

I had this sent to me from Facebook  “No access to the Ynys from the Canal path Cwmbach blocked off due to flooding. Canal not looking too good either.”

Growing concerns over the Covid-19 vaccine roll out to over 80s in Wales

Commenting on the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine in Wales, Welsh Conservative Shadow Health Minister, Andrew RT Davies MS, said:

Accessing health care over Christmas

If you have any health concerns over the Christmas period, your local healthcare team are here to help you.  Patients are urged to think carefully about which service is right for their needs and access the healthcare appropriate for them.

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