A third person has died from Covid-19 in Wales, it has been confirmed.
The total number of cases has reached 191 – up by 21 from yesterday.
The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton said: “I’m very sorry to report that a third patient in Wales who tested positive for Covid-19 has sadly died. I offer my sincere condolences to their family and friends and ask that their request for privacy is respected.
“The patient, aged 71, had underlying health conditions and was being treated at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.”
Updated guidance from Public Health Wales on Covid-19
- People who live with others should stay at home for 14 days if they, or anyone in their household, has either a high temperature or a new and continuous cough
- People who live alone should stay at home for seven days if they develop a high temperature or a new and continuous cough
- Everyone should avoid non-essential contact with others and unnecessary travel
- Everyone being asked to work from home where they possibly can, and avoid pubs, clubs, theatres and social venues
- People over 70, and vulnerable groups of any age will be asked within days to be shielded from social contact for several weeks