Please refrain from entering our Centre's premise if, in the past 14 days, you:

- have been out of the UK.

- have had contact with anyone who has been out of the UK.

- have had contact with anyone with Coronavirus (whether confirmed or suspicious).

- have any symptoms of cough / fever / shortness of breath / loss of smell or taste, or simply have been sick of any kind.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, however mild, OR you have received a positive COVID-19 test result, self-isolate at home for at least 10 days, and call NHS 111 for expert medical advice.

Find out more at nhs.uk/coronavirus & gov.uk

Coronavirus cases worldwide

Coronavirus cases in the UK

Coronavirus cases in Wales

 

There have been a number of offensive messages circulating on social media, exploiting the current fear around the Coronavirus. There is no place for hate crime in Wales. If you have been affected by hateful or derogatory comments, or you hear or witness them, please report them. If you are feeling worried about hate crime please let us know.

Gwent Police – 101 or 999 in an emergency

Victim Support – 0300 3031982 / www.reporthate.victimsupport.org.uk

 

Apply for a test

Before requesting a test you must have at least one of the following symptoms:

- a new continuous cough

- a high temperature

- loss of or change to sense of smell or taste

Follow this link to apply for a test online through NHS

 

Caerphilly & Rhondda Cynon Taf County Coronavirus Lockdown

The restrictions came into force from 6pm on Tuesday 08/09/2020 for Caerphilly, and from 6pm on Thursday 17/09/2020 for Rhondda Cynon Taf, and will be kept under review. These restrictions will apply to everyone living in the Caerphilly & Rhondda Cynon Taf County areas:

(1) People who live in the Caerphilly & Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough areas must stay in their area unless they have a good reason to leave it.

(2) People from outside the Caerphilly & Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough areas should not enter their area unless they have a good reason.

(3) People living in the Caerphilly & Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough areas should not meet indoors (including in a café, pub, bar or restaurant) with anyone who is not a member of their household unless they have a good reason – extended household arrangements are suspended for those living in the area.

(4) Face coverings must be worn in nearly all indoor public places by people over the age of 11.

(5) People must work from home wherever possible.

Please click here for more information

 

Welsh Government Guidelines on COVID19

Keep Wales safe:

(1) Always observe social distancing (2 meters).

(2) Wash your hands regularly.

(3) If you meet other people outside your extended household, stay outdoors. People must not socialise with people who are not in their household or extended household.

(4) Work from home if you can.

(5) Stay at home and get tested if you or anyone in your extended household has symptoms.

(6) Cover your face in indoor public places.

Please click here for more information

 

From Monday 22/06/2020 onwards:

(1) all non-essential shops in Wales are able to re-open.

(2) enabling private prayer in places of worship where social distancing is maintained and gatherings do not take place.

(3) restarting the housing market by enabling house viewings to take place in vacant properties and house moves where a sale has been agreed but not yet completed.

(4) lifting the restrictions on outdoor sports courts but social distancing must be maintained. No contact or team sports are allowed.

(5) enabling non-professional elite athletes, including Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, to resume training.

 

From Monday 06/07/2020 onwards:

(1) The legal requirement to stay local (and the 5-mile rule) no longer applies.

(2) There will be no limitation on travel but holiday accommodation in Wales will not be allowed to be open – self-contained accommodation is preparing to re-open from 11/07/2020.

(3) People from 2 separate households are able to join together to form one exclusive, extended household. But they can only be part of one extended household. The extended household must contain the same individuals for the foreseeable future.

(4) If one member of an extended household develops symptoms of coronavirus, the entire extended household should self-isolate, not just those living together.

Please click here for more information

 

From Monday 03/08/2020 onwards:

(1) The restrictions preventing more than two households or extended households meeting outdoors will be changed to allow up to 30 people to meet outdoors. Physical distancing must be maintained at all times.

(2) Pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes will be able to re-open indoors. As will indoor bowling alleys, auction houses and bingo halls.

(3) Licenced wedding venues will be able to re-open to provide wedding ceremonies. However, indoor receptions will not be able to take place for the time being – they will be considered as part of the changes for 15/08/2020.

(4) The guidance will be updated to relax the position on children under 11 having to maintain a 2 metres distance from each other or from adults. This reflects the scientific evidence, which shows the risk of transmission is lower among this age group. However, it is very important older children and young adults continue to follow social distancing and the other measures to keep them safe.

(5) Form an exclusive extended household with one other household, including the ability to stay in that other household overnight.

 

From Monday 10/08/2020 onwards:

(1) Swimming pools, indoor fitness studios, gyms, spas and indoor leisure centres will be able to re-open.

(2) Children’s indoor play areas will be able to open.

Please click here for more information

 

From Saturday 22/08/2020 onwards:

(1) Up to four households will now be allowed to join together in an extended household.

(2) Travel beyond your local area for any purpose.

 

From Friday 28/08/2020 onwards:

(1) Allow indoor visits to care home.

 

From Monday 14/09/2020 onwards:

(1) It will become compulsory for people over 11 to wear a face covering in public indoor spaces, such as shops. Face coverings will not be required in pubs or restaurants for the time being.

(2) Only a maximum of six people from the extended household will be able to meet indoors at any one time. This rule applies in pubs and restaurants as well as in people’s homes. Children under 11 will not be counted in the six.

 

Workplace

As a part of the reasonable measures, responsible person in shops has to ensure there are information shared to public and staff to ensure physical distance. It is also worth mentining that, if the law enforcement team caught owners not complying, they can be fined upto £1,920 and be criminally prosecuted.

Please click here for more information

 

UK Government COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

1. For those who are travelling back from certain Countries are required to quarantine for 14 days post return.

View the list of exempted destinations

From Friday 04/09/2020: Travellers exempt from Welsh border rules, it’s different from other parts of the UK.

Please click here for more information

2. Face coverings has become compulsory for everyone travelling on public transport and taxi in Wales from Monday 27th July. The change in the law will also apply to taxis and will help to protect people from the risk of coronavirus when travelling on public transport, when it is not always possible to maintain a 2m physical distance.

Please click here for more information

3. Expired driving licences are automatically extended by 11 months: Photocard licences or entitlement to drive that expires between 1 February and 31 December 2020 have been extended for 11 months from the date of expiry.

Please click here for more information

 

NHS Advice

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