Weekly Coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin
14th May 2021
Public Health Wales has reported as of May 12 the confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Wales is 212,041. The total number of cases for Powys as at May 12 stands at 4,196.
Figures issued by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on the number of deaths in Powys attributed, either wholly or in part to COVID-19, registered up to May 8 was 270- there were no COVID-19 related deaths in the week. This is the second week since mid-October 2020 with no COVID related deaths, the other was the week commencing March 29.
There have been 85 deaths in care homes,12 at home, one in a hospice and 172 in hospital.
Welsh Government Updates
Wales will move into alert level two on Monday, the First Minister confirmed today as coronavirus levels remain low and vaccination rates remain the best in the UK.
Indoor hospitality businesses will be able to re-open from Monday May 17; indoor entertainment venues will also re-open and there will be an increase in the number of people able to attend organised indoor and outdoor activities.
The First Minister will also confirm international travel will resume from Monday but extra safeguards will be put in place for people returning from some countries to prevent coronavirus re-entering Wales.
- Guidance for tourism and hospitality businesses: https://gov.wales/guidance-for-tourism-and-hospitality-businesses-coronavirus
- Updated guidance: Re-opening places of worship: https://gov.wales/guidance-reopening-places-worship-coronavirus
Individuals in Wales who have received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine as at May 12 stands at 1,975,820. The number Powys people who have had their first dose stands at more than 96,350 with second dose numbers standing at 47,900.
- Coronavirus regulations: frequently asked questions
- FAQ's for higher and further education
- Written statement on the availability of PPE
- FAQ's on the role of schools during the Coronavirus pandemic.
More information from Welsh Government - https://gov.wales/coronavirus