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Information regarding COVID deaths in the early stages of the pandemic.

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First published:
7 April 2022
Last updated:


6 April 2022


ATISN 16188 – Covid deaths

Thank you for your request which I received on 19 March 2022. You asked the following: 

I was recently told that more than 12 people had died from Covid in one 24 hour period in the Princess of Wales hospital Bridgend in the early stages of the pandemic. Is this true? 

The Welsh Government does not hold this information. However, this information may be available from Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. Their Freedom of Information email address is

If you are dissatisfied with the Welsh Government’s handling of your request, you can ask for an internal review within 40 working days of the date of this response. Requests for an internal review should be addressed to the Welsh Government’s Freedom of Information Officer at:

Information Rights Unit 
Welsh Government
Cathays Park 
CF10 3NQ 

or e-mail:

Please remember to quote the ATISN reference number above.   

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

Information Commissioner’s Office 
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113


However, please note that the Commissioner will not normally investigate a complaint until it has been through our own internal review process.

Yours sincerely