A worker at at the Office for National Statistics has tested positive for the coronavirus

Bosses said the Newport office remained open and the company was “taking appropriate steps to protect the well-being” of staff.

Nine new cases were confirmed in Wales on Tuesday, taking the total to 15.

“We will continue to monitor our operations in the line with official public health and government guidance,” said an ONS statement.

Meanwhile, Llanedeyrn Health Centre in Cardiff said it was advised to close by Public Health Wales (PHW) on Wednesday due to a “suspected” case of coronavirus.

It said calls were being diverted to its Llanrumney branch.

Wales’ chief medical officer said seven of the nine new infections were identified following a resident in the Neath Port Talbot area contracting the virus.

Map showing 382 cases in the UK. Hertfordshire is the local authority with the most number of cases in England, with 16. Wales has 15, Northern Ireland has 16 and Lothian has the most cases in Scotland, with 7

Source: BBC News


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