By Urtha Felda, Senior Professional Officer Cymru/Uwch Swyddog Proffesional Cymru
On 5 October 2021, Minister for Education Jeremy Miles announced that the guidance for secondary schools and further education colleges for students who were close household contacts of people who had tested positive for COVID would change. The changes will formally come into effect from Monday 11 October.
They will now be advised, in addition to taking a PCR test on day 1 and day 8, to also take lateral flow tests for 7 continuous days.
Watch the Education Minister and Deputy Chief Medical Officer's briefing (click on image):