Denbighshire County Council has confirmed this evening that 14 pupils from nursery and reception classes and two members of staff from Ysgol Bryn Collen in Llangollen will be required to self-isolate until October 14 following a confirmed Covid-19 case associated with the school.
Across other side of the county, 22 Year 6 pupils and two members of staff at Christ the Word Catholic School, Rhyl, will be required to self-isolate until October 16 following a confirmed Covid-19 case associated with that school.
The council says that both schools remain open and that it 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 (Sunday) 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