Two more people have died with coronavirus and 212 more people have tested positive, the latest figures show.

It means 1,603 people have now died and 20,445 have tested positive during the pandemic, Public Health Wales (PHW) has said.

The number of people who have been tested in Wales is 449,834, with 429,389 testing negative.

Both deaths were reported in the Betsi Cadwaladr health board area in north Wales.

Map showing deaths across Wales

The majority of new cases (97) were in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg health board area, which covers Rhondda Cynon Taf – an area which followed Caerphilly county into lockdown on Thursday, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend.

There were 41 new cases in the Aneurin Bevan health board area, which covers Caerphilly county, and 23 in the area covered by Betsi Cadwaladr health board.

Read more: BBC News


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