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Paul Baker

1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Current show

Paul Baker

1:00 pm 3:00 pm

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Merthyr Tydfil

We’re issuing another urgent plea to the people in our patch of Gwent (that’s you if you live in Caerphilly, Newport, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent or Torfaen) What started as an increase in positive coronavirus cases in younger people is now spreading to older people. Actions we can take NOW can reduce the spread of Coronavirus […]

Four more counties in South Wales will go into lockdown from 18:00 BST on Tuesday. Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Blaenau Gwent and Newport will have the same restrictions as Rhondda Cynon Taf. People will not be able to enter or leave the areas concerned without a reasonable excuse, including to work if you cannot do so […]

THE first death from coronavirus in Gwent for more than two months has been confirmed by Public Health Wales today. It comes as a further 48 new cases were confirmed in the area, including 34 in Caerphilly, 11 in Blaenau Gwent, and nine in Newport. And across Wales there have been three new confirmed coronavirus deaths today […]

SIXTY-three new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed across Gwent today, including a further 36 in Caerphilly county borough, and 15 in Newport. They are among 199 new cases across Wales, which also include 52 in Rhondda Cynon Taf, which is due to follow neighbouring Caerphilly into a local lockdown this evening. This is the 10th day […]

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council have confirmed that, following a positive test result of an agency member of staff at Bedlinog Primary School, the children in Year 2/3 and the related staff members have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days. They can also confirm a positive case of a child in year 3 at […]

Temporary drop-in testing centre in Merthyr Tydfil There will be a temporary COVID testing centre, located at The Castle Car Park in Merthyr Tydfil, from Wednesday 16th September until Tuesday 22nd September. This will be a DROP-IN, WALK THROUGH test centre and will be operational between 9:30 and 16:30 each day. This test centre is […]

Here’s some key information about what to do if you’re awaiting a Coronavirus test result. What to do after getting test: • You must self-isolate at home until you receive your result• Everyone in your household (including your extended household) must also self-isolate• Do not go shopping or visit any other places• Do not visit […]

Public Health Wales regrets to announce that there has been a data breach involving the personally identifiable data of Welsh residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. A risk assessment has been conducted and legal advice has been sought, both of which advise that the risk of identification of the individuals affected by this data […]

It’s important that you get a test for COVID-19 even if your symptoms are mild so that you can keep your loved ones safe. Getting tested is easy, book one now https://gov.wales/apply-coronavirus-test Together we can keep Wales safe

Why is wearing face coverings now a legal requirement in shops and other indoor public places from 14 September? The Welsh Government has previously advised that wearing face coverings can reduce the spread of the coronavirus. However, we did not impose a legal requirement to do so because of the relatively low numbers of cases […]