Online coronavirus symptoms checker launched in Wales

A new symptom checker for suspected coronavirus cases has been launched online by the Welsh NHS with phone lines becoming increasingly busy.

People who suspect they may have the virus are being urged to use the checker as their "first port of call."

We know lots of you are worried about Coronavirus. That's why we've developed our new online symptom checker. This should be your FIRST port of call for advice. 111 is very busy so bear with us especially if you're awaiting a call back.

Welsh Ambulance statement

The symptom checker can be accessed via the NHS Direct Wales website.

The old car park of the Rossett Clinic on Chapel Lane will see patients tested without having to leave their cars. Credit: Media Wales

Wales' first drive-though coronavirus testing centre has been set up in a car park in Rossett, near Wrexham.

The testing centre in aims to halt the spread of the disease and will allow patients to get tested without having to leave their cars.

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