HUNDREDS of Vale secondary pupils have been asked to self-isolate – following the latest reports of Covid-19 being detected.

St Richard Gwyn RC, in Barry, has seen two separate incidents while Llantwit Major High alerted the community.

In a LlantwitMajorSchool Twitter post, on Sunday, October 4, the school said: “Sorry for disturbing your Sunday but parents/guardians should have received an important ‘Coronavirus Alert’ email today.”


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As previously reported, Whitmore High School, in Barry, also required pupils to self-isolate.

Barry primary schools, that have had cases detected, include Oak Field, High Street, Palmerston, and Ysgol St Baruc.

Elsewhere in the Vale, Dinas Powys Primary School has previously experienced Covid-19.

A Vale council spokesman said: “There have been two separate cases at St Richard Gwyn.

"The first has led to one member of staff and six pupils self-isolating. The second has seen 320 pupils self-isolate.

"At Llantwit Major 224 pupils are self-isolating.”