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This is today's round-up of the latest Coronavirus news on Monday 3 August 2020.


Licensing team on hand to support hospitality businesses

Our licensing team is on hand to offer advice to hospitality businesses re-opening indoor services from today. Customers are being reminded that going out won't be like pre-Coronavirus norms.

To ensure customers and staff have safe operating environments they're urging businesses to follow Welsh Government regulations. If you need advice please contact our team at

There's more information here:

and here:

There's more information for customers here:


Swansea the best place in Wales for a business start-up

Swansea is flying high in a new league table of great places to start up a business in the wake of the pandemic.

Startups Geek - a web platform for start-up culture, digital creativity and entrepreneurialism - said that Swansea would be the best place in Wales and fourth-best in the UK for starting up a business when the economy re-gains a measure of normality.

The survey looked at a range of issues including the price of office space, start-ups that survive five years and retention of university graduates and availability of superfast broadband. More information here:


More city centre toilets reopened

The toilets in the Quadrant Shopping Centre are opening from today. The customer toilets in Debenhams are open along with those in Tesco Marina and Sainsbury's. The public toilets in the Quadrant Bus Station are open daily. Hand sanitation stations are in place in the Quadrant, Market and many stores although we encourage you to carry your own sanitiser or wipes.

Read more here:


Fun things for the kids to do this summer

There are plenty of fun things to do during the summer holidays in Swansea, both in and out doors. You can find out more including information about National Play Day on Wednesday by visiting


Your IT equipment and working from home 

Please see important StaffNet information on keeping safe when using IT equipment and how to access IT equipment that cannot be moved from the office. 

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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