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Production was stopped on the 2 Sisters factory in Llangefni, Anglesey on Thursday after the Covid-19 epidemic was declared, and staff said to self-isolate for two weeks. Wales Public Health said it has recorded an 83 confirmed positive increase in identified cases within 24 hours to 3 am on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 158. It had already registered 75 infections.

Now the Welsh Government is considering a local lock in Anglesey, just a few days after Wales began to lower coronavirus restrictions in order to curb the spread of the disease.Economy Minister Ken Patins told ITV “We have not judged that” the locking premises because “it would be more desirable than to push them to the entire hinterland in complete cell isolation” .

Dr Christopher Johnson, public health protection consultant for Wales, said: “Since we started targeted testing last Thursday, more than 400 staff have provided samples so far. Employee testing is continuing, and it is likely that some additional cases will be identified in the coming days. “

Anglesey County Council leader Llinos Medi says: “With a significant number of confirmed coronavirus cases among the employees – this is a priority, not only for us on Anglesey, but for the whole of North Wales. ”

Also on Thursday, in Wrexham, North Wales, 38 staff from the Plant’s Mountain Ash Tree tested positive for the virus, but the bosses said the case showed an increase in the locality rather than d ‘spread inside the site.

2 Sisters Food Group is one of the largest food producers in the UK, with brands like Fox Biscuits and Holland Pies.


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9.42 am update: South Korea second wave fights

Health authorities in South Korea said for the first time on Monday that it was in the midst of a “second wave” of coronavirus infections centered around its densely populated capital, arising from a holiday stay in May.

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said earlier: South Korea’s first wave never really ended.

But on Monday, KCDC, director Jeong Eun-kyeong said it had become clear that a holiday weekend in early May marked the start of a new wave of concentrated infections in the Seoul metropolitan area. , who had already seen a few cases.

He said at a regular briefing: ” In the metropolitan area, we believe that the first wave was from March to April as well as from February to March.

“Then we see that the second wave which was triggered by the May holidays has been underway. ”

In late February, South Korea reported a peak of more than 900 cases in a day, in the first major coronavirus outbreak outside of China.

8:55 am update: no-rod ’saliva test to be tested

A weekly coronavirus test regimen using a “no-rod” saliva test is currently being tested in Southampton, in the south of England, and could result in a simpler and faster system of detect outbreaks of the virus, the British government said Monday.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, “Saliva testing could potentially make it even easier for people to take coronavirus tests at home, without having to use tampons.

“This study will also allow us to know if routine, home tests could pick up cases of the virus sooner.” ”

8.40 am update: Russia announces 7.6 k new case of coronavirus

Russia has reported 7,600 new cases of coronavirus, pushing the nationwide total to 592,280, the third largest count.

The response task force’s coronavirus said 95 people had died in the past 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 8,206.

8.12 am update: Wastewater tested for coronavirus

Wastewater is being tested for traces of COVID-19 in a trial to help monitor the spread of the coronavirus in Scotland.

As part of the test, the wastewater treatment samples in each of the 14 NHS Scotland health council areas will be analyzed by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) scientists.

They are building on exploratory work started by Water Scots and academic partners from the University of Edinburgh Roslin Institute, to monitor the levels of Covid-19 fragments of ribonucleic acid (RNA) in Wastewater.

Experts hope the data could help understand trends in the prevalence and distribution of the virus in Scotland, in combination with community testing and data hospital admissions.

7.45 am update: PM is changing a lot of layers during lockout

Boris Johnson said changing the diapers kept him busy at home during the lockout.

Prime Minister and Carrie Symonds welcomed their son Wilfred at the end of April – just weeks after PM was discharged from intensive care, where he battled the coronavirus.

The Prime Minister said he was heavily involved in the child’s seven-week daily life.

Mr Johnson said on Friday during a visit to Hertfordshire school, in comments to the Daily Mail: “I have changed diapers a lot, I want you to know. “

7:30 am update: the British land in Spain

The British wearing masks and wheeling suitcases arrived at Spain’s main airports, opened their borders to most European countries and completed a national clos to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Ryanair flights touched down in Malaga and Alicante on Sunday as the first Britons arrived for their vacation to go to the beach and enjoy the scorching temperatures, after months of locking restrictions.

Spain’s borders are now open for Britain, EU countries except Portugal, as well as Schengen area members outside the bloc in a boost to the industry tourism which represents more than 12% of the economy.

British tourists are allowed without quarantine, although they will still be subject to 14 days solitary confinement upon return.


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