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This is today's round-up of the latest Coronavirus news on Friday 26 February 2021.


Coronavirus stats 26 Feb 2021

Latest update on Covid-19 cases in Swansea

New cases reported in the last seven days: 137

New cases reported per 100,000 in the last seven days: 55.5

By comparison in September, 2020, just before the area went into local lockdown, the rate for Swansea was 56 cases per 100,000.

Number of vaccinations in Swansea Bay Health Board area, including second doses (Swansea and Neath Port Talbot): 111,733


Let's watch the game at home

It's going to be a great game tomorrow and we can hardly wait. But please don't be tempted to invite friends over to watch the match together because meeting up indoors can help Covid spread. Let's share our match predictions, not the virus.


Thank you and let's keep following the rules

Thanks to your efforts Swansea has got some of the lowest Covid-19 infection rates in Wales. Let's keep it up this weekend so whether you're heading for the shops or for some fresh air for exercise, remember to keep your distance from others.


Need advice on staying Covid-safe?

Are you a business looking for advice on how to stay Covid-safe during the pandemic and afterwards? Maybe you're thinking about wanting to travel and need advice? Or perhaps you're concerned about a business that might not be following the rules? Our licensing and public health team are on hand for answers to these questions and many others. Drop them a line at


Previous statements issued by the council about service provision can be found here.

If you are concerned you may have coronavirus you can check your symptoms using NHS Direct Wales symptom checker.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Symptom Checker from NHS Direct Wales

If you do have symptoms of coronavirus please follow the advice on Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus from Welsh GovernmentOpens new window

You should only contact 111 if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days.

COVID-19 BSL Video from Public Health Wales

Coronavirus BSL video transcript

There are more BSL guides available on Public Health Wales Youtube account. These include guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection, social distancing and shielding.

Learning Disability WalesOpens new window has useful resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including easy read guides.

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