DOZENS of pupils at a Llangollen school are self-isolating after a positive case of coronavirus.

Denbighshire County Council has provided an update on the situation with schools and covid-19.

Around 72 pupils and one member of staff at Ysgol Dinas Bran will be required to self-isolate until November 30 following a confirmed Covid 19 case associated with the school.

The rest of the school remains open.

All parents and carers have been informed and both the Local Authority and the schools have consulted with Public Health Wales.

Parents/guardians have been advised to remain alert for the main symptoms of coronavirus:

• A new or continuous cough

• A high temperature

• A loss of or change to sense of smell or taste

Those advised to self-isolated should book a coronavirus test if they develop any of these symptoms, even if they are mild. A test can be booked by phoning 119 or online:

Advice requires those self-isolating to stay at home, not to go outdoors to exercise, to visit shops, family or friends, or to other public spaces. Please do not invite people to your house.