The Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Wales reported 82 Covid 19 cases in the past 24 hours. Service restrictions have been put in place at the hospital after 82 cases of coronavirus were reported. A major outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
significant temporary service restrictions will be put in place from 2pm.
A statement from the University Health Board said:
We are taking a number of urgent and significant actions to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and the community.
Hospital management further said that the emergency department will remain open for walk-in patients and those who can be treated in the ambulatory care department. The Royal Hospital is in Rhondda Cynon Taf and is currently in local lockdown.
Most operations have been canceled at a hospital in a Covid-19 hotspot in south wales after an outbreak. Hospital staff said that some wards where the patients and staff had been infected with the Covid-19 were closed.
It’s important to state that the Royal hospital is still open to patients requiring emergency department services, although we would encourage everyone at this time to consider where alternative services can provide care suitable for their needs, such as the NHS 111 Wales website, minor injury units and GP services.