An investigation has been launched after 4 confirmed instances of coronavirus have been linked to a meals processing plant in Ebbw Vale.
Public Well being Wales mentioned staff on the Zorba Delicacies Ltd meals processing plant will obtain widespread, fast testing from Tuesday.
Shut contacts of the contaminated individuals have been traced.
Dr Rhianwen Stiff, PHW’s guide in communicable illness management, mentioned: “Investigations are ongoing as to the potential reason for the incident, and no agency conclusions might be reached at this early stage. No outbreak has been declared.
“Shut contacts of confirmed instances have been contacted by way of the take a look at, hint, shield course of and supplied with extra recommendation for themselves, family and different contacts.
“As a precautionary measure, and to assist with additional understanding of scenario inside office settings, Aneurin Bevan College Well being Board, in collaboration with the Gwent Regional Check, Hint, Shield crew, will perform widespread, fast testing of the workforce from tomorrow with the complete co-operation of Zorba Delicacies Ltd.”
Dr Stiff prompt that clusters of instances may very well be anticipated in settings equivalent to workplaces because the nation strikes in to the restoration part of the pandemic.
It follows outbreaks at meals vegetation in Wrexham and Anglesey.