Cardiff Council Update: 9 March

Here is the latest update from Cardiff Council, covering: Oval Basin steps in Cardiff Bay fenced off; vaccination totals for Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan; and Cardiff's COVID-19 case and test numbers.


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Oval Basin steps in Cardiff Bay fenced off

The steps of the Oval Basin in Cardiff Bay are being fenced off to discourage people from gathering in groups at a time when Covid-19 restrictions are still in place.

The fences, which will be in place ahead of the weekend, are being put in place by Cardiff Council following discussions with South Wales Police.

Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, Cllr Peter Bradbury, said: "The improving weather over the last couple of weekends has seen increasing numbers of people congregating in Cardiff Bay.

"The vast majority of people are continuing to obey the rules, but it's really important that we all play our part. The last thing any of us want is for all the good work to reduce the number of positive cases in Cardiff to be undone when we have come so far." 

Similar fencing was erected last summer following a series of large gatherings on the steps which required police intervention to disperse, and the deployment of additional council staff to carry out a massive clean-up operation which cost taxpayers thousands of pounds.


Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Vaccination Status Update - 09 March

The total number of vaccination doses given by the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board so far, in both local authority areas:170,757(Total yesterday: 3,204)

Key Priority Groups 1-4

  • Care home staff: 4,128 (1stDose) 2,353 (2ndDose)
  • Care home residents: 2,123 (1stDose) 743 (2ndDose)
  • 80 and over: 18,959 (1stDose) 223 (2ndDose)
  • Frontline healthcare staff: 24,370 (1stDose) 16,062 (2ndDose)
  • Social care staff: 8,356 (1stDose) 4,199 (2ndDose)
  • 75-79: 14,015 (1stDose) 537 (2ndDose)
  • 70-74: 20,107 (1stDose) 3,273 (2ndDose)
  • Clinically extremely vulnerable: 9,185 (1stDose) 820 (2ndDose)

Key Priority Groups 5-7

  • 65-69: 15,614 (1stDose) 204 (2ndDose)
  • Underlying Health Conditions: 15,303 (1stDose) 1,183 (2ndDose)
  • 60-64: 7,488 (1stDose) 125 (2ndDose)


Data provided by the CAVUHB

Please note that there may be minor amendments to data as it is validated over time


Cardiff Cases and Tests - 7 Days Data (26 February - 04 March)

Based on latest figures from Public Health Wales

Data correct as of:

08 March 2021, 09:00


Cases: 158

Cases per 100,000 population: 43.1 (Wales: 43.9 cases per 100,000 population)

Testing episodes: 3,391

Testing per 100,000 population: 924.2

Positive proportion: 4.7% (Wales: 4.7% positive proportion)