Coronavirus (COVID-19) live updates

  • Times Like These : how young voices got heard despite Covid
    30 April, 14:31

    Young people from Neath Port Talbot are starring in a new video of their inspirational cover version of Times Like These by American rock band Foo Fighters.

  • Return of outdoor hospitality - guidance for operators and customers
    20 April, 13:05

    Business owners and customers across Neath Port Talbot are being reminded the Welsh Government has published new safety guidance covering the resumption of outdoor hospitality in Wales on Monday, April 26th, 2021 at premises including pubs, cafes and restaurants.

  • Mobile Covid Testing Unit comes to Resolven
    13 April, 15:07

    A mobile testing unit will be visiting Resolven in the coming days, to offer a convenient drop-in testing option for people with either the ‘classic’ signs of coronavirus or other symptoms they may feel are unusual for them or their child.

  • Coronavirus Update: Neath Valley
    31 March, 14:31

    In response to a cluster of Covid cases in the Neath Valley, residents are being urged to stick to important social distancing/self-isolation rules and advised to book a test immediately if they have any new, even mild, symptoms they may feel are unusual for them or their child.

  • Mobile Covid Testing Unit comes to Pontardawe
    26 March, 16:29

    A mobile testing unit will be visiting the Swansea Valley in the coming days, to offer a convenient drop-in testing option for people with either the ‘classic’ signs of coronavirus or other symptoms they may feel are unusual for them or their child.

  • A Look Back at the Day of Reflection in Neath Port Talbot
    24 March, 11:50

    Margam Country Park’s iconic Orangery was lit up as was the Impressive Pontardawe Arts Centre building and from many Neath Port Talbot doorsteps, the lights of torches, candles and phones beamed out forming “a beacon of remembrance”.

  • Residents urged to spread the ‘Tell me more’ word
    19 March, 08:50

    Residents are being urged to spread the word and encourage their friends and families to take up the Covid-19 vaccine.

  • Campaign launched to encourage vaccine take-up in Black Asian and Minority Ethnic communities
    11 March, 16:32

    Representatives of the Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot have come together to launch a local campaign to dispel fear and mistrust, and encourage take-up of the Covid-19 vaccination.

  • COVID-19 tests now open to people with a wider range of symptoms
    25 February, 10:34

    People living in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot can now go for a free Coronavirus test if they have a wider range of symptoms.

  • NPT Council set to begin second round of welfare phone calls to residents shielding from COVID-19
    16 February, 10:31

    Neath Port Talbot Council is set to begin making its second round of phone calls this week to check on the welfare of those residents who have previously been advised to shield from COVID-19.