THERE has been no new coronavirus cases confirmed at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital in the last 48-hours it has been confirmed.

Currently, there are 41 confirmed Covid-19 cases at the Maelor, but no new cases have been reported for two days.

Dr Kate Clark, Secondary Care Medical Director, said: “Over the last 48 hours we have seen no new confirmed COVID-19 cases at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

“As of this morning there are 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases at the hospital.

“There remains a small number of cases at Deeside Community Hospital, Chirk Hospital, and Mold Community Hospital.

“We urge the public across North Wales to continue to follow the guidance set by Welsh Government and Public Health Wales.

“Signs to look out for include a new continuous cough, high temperature, and a loss of or change in your normal sense of taste or smell."

Due to the risk of identifying patients, the Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board will not be providing specific numbers for the three community hospital sites.

Measures have been taken to reduce the risk of transmission include screening all patients at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. All staff have access to PPE, and all staff who are working in an area with a confirmed case are being tested, in accordance with national guidance.

Anybody with concerns about loved ones in hospital can contact Patient Advice and Liaison Support Service.