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Welsh hospital reports major coronavirus outbreak with 82 cases

Written by on 30 September 2020

Service restrictions have been put in place at a hospital in Wales after 82 cases of coronavirus were confirmed.

A major outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant.

The hospital said the “significant temporary service restrictions”, which includes suspending planned surgery, will be put in place from 2pm.

A statement from the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board said: “Given the extent of this outbreak, and on advice of Public Health Wales, the Health Board is taking a number of urgent and significant actions to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and communities.”

The Royal Glamorgan Hospital is in Rhondda Cynon Taf which is currently in local lockdown.