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Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Carmarthen after five people were admitted to hospital.

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Additional case in Carmarthen Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

Legionnaires’ disease can lead to pneumonia and can be fatal and so it is important for anyone with symptoms to seek medical advice Credit: ITV News Wales

Investigations into an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Carmarthen have identified an additional case of the disease.

The new case brings the total number of cases in the outbreak, being investigated by Public Health Wales and Carmarthenshire County Council, to four.

Anyone who lives or works in the Carmarthen area and has symptoms suggestive of Legionnaires’ disease is advised to contact their GP.

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