FIFTY-one new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed across Wales today, including seven in Gwent.

All of the new Gwent cases are situated in Caerphilly county borough.

There has been one new coronavirus death confirmed by Public Health Wales, in the Hywel Dda University Health Board area in west Wales.

This takes the total confirmed by Public Health Wales since the pandemic reached Wales, to 1,596.

The new Gwent cases take the number in the area to 2,841, according to Public Health Wales, distributed as follows: Newport - 908; Caerphilly - 796; Monmouthshire - 394; Blaenau Gwent - 378; Torfaen - 365.


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The number of cases confirmed across Wales today are as follows:

Cardiff - 21

Caerphilly - seven

Pembrokeshire - four

Conwy - three

Gwynedd- three

Rhondda Cynon Taf - three

Flintshire - two

Powys - two

Wrexham - one

Vale of Glamorgan - one

Merthyr Tydfil - one

Carmarthenshire - one

Swansea - one

Unknown location - one

Public Health Wales figures for coronavirus deaths include only those that have been confirmed by a laboratory test. The Office for National Statistics - which counts all deaths in which coronavirus is mentioned on the death certificate - puts the number of deaths in Wales much higher.