Cardiff Council Update: 12 March

Welcome to the last update of the week from Cardiff Council, covering: reopening outdoor facilities following Welsh Government coronavirus restrictions changes; vaccination totals for Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan; and Cardiff's COVID-19 case and test numbers.


Reopening outdoor facilities following Welsh Government coronavirus restrictions changes

In line with the careful, cautious and phased approach to relaxing Welsh Government coronavirus restrictions  announced by the First Minister today,  Cardiff Council will be introducing the following changes to its outdoor facilitiesfrom tomorrow (Saturday 13 March):


  • Council-run outdoor sports courts, outdoor gyms, MUGAs and skate parks will reopen
  • The car park at Parc Cefn Onn will reopen to all users
  • Cardiff Bay Barrage car park will reopen
  • Navigation of Cardiff Bay waters will be permitted

Parks and play areas were already open under the terms of the last Welsh Government restrictions, and that remains the case under the latest changes.

For full details of the Welsh Government's changes to coronavirus restrictions, visit:


Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Vaccination Status Update - 12 March

The total number of vaccination doses given by the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board so far, in both local authority areas:181,406(Total yesterday: 3,599)

Key Priority Groups 1-4

  • Care home staff: 4,161 (1stDose) 2,723 (2ndDose)
  • Care home residents: 2,126 (1stDose) 773 (2ndDose)
  • 80 and over: 18,994 (1stDose) 276 (2ndDose)
  • Frontline healthcare staff: 24,674 (1stDose) 17,642 (2ndDose)
  • Social care staff: 8,556 (1stDose) 5,141 (2ndDose)
  • 75-79: 14,043 (1stDose) 738 (2ndDose)
  • 70-74: 20,166 (1stDose) 3,749 (2ndDose)
  • Clinically extremely vulnerable: 9,251 (1stDose) 1,192 (2ndDose)

Key Priority Groups 5-7

  • 65-69: 16,155 (1stDose) 242 (2ndDose)
  • Underlying Health Conditions: 19,304 (1stDose) 1,383 (2ndDose)
  • 60-64: 8,089 (1stDose) 182 (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 (01 March - 07 March)

Based on latest figures from Public Health Wales

Data correct as of:

11 March 2021, 09:00


Cases: 139

Cases per 100,000 population: 37.9 (Wales: 41.1 cases per 100,000 population)

Testing episodes: 3,721

Testing per 100,000 population: 1,014.2

Positive proportion: 3.7% (Wales: 4.3% positive proportion)