79 PUPILS and a further nine members of staff have been told to self-isolate, following one confirmed Covid-19 case associated with a Denbigh school.

Denbighshire County Council (DCC) has confirmed that the 88 people at Ysgol Twm o'r Nant must self-isolate until November 26.

A spokesperson for DCC 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 school, 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: www.gov.wales/test-trace-protect-coronavirus

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 home.