MORE than 180 pupils at a Llangollen school have been asked to self isolate following a covid-19 case, it has been confirmed.

Denbighshire Council has announced that 188 pupils and one member of staff at Ysgol Dinas Bran have been asked to take the measure until 23 October.

The decision follows "a confirmed Covid 19 case associated with the school".

A spokesman for the council said: "All parents and guardians have been informed and both the local authority and the schools have consulted with Public Health Wales.

"The school remains open and the Council is working closely with the schools affected, Public Health Wales as well as NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect to ensure appropriate measures are in place to protect pupils, staff and the wider community.

"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.Further formation on Test, Trace, Protect can be found here".