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Coronavirus news for Wales after England announced four more weeks of lockdown

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Newport Cwmbran and Wales' up to date Covid news

By Elizabeth Birt

Last updated:

    Boris Johnson said yesterday that England's current lockdown restrictions will remain in place for another four weeks.
  • They were due to be lifted on June 21 but concern about the Delta variant has seen the Prime Minister make the decision.
  • Yesterday, Wales recorded 247 new cases of coronavirus - the highest number in a single day since mid-March.
  • 26 of the new cases were in the Gwent region.