Covid in Wales: How many deaths have there been?

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A further 45 people have died with coronavirus taking the total to 2,108 in Wales, according to latest figures.

Public Health Wales (PHW) data also showed 928 more people have tested positive for Covid-19.

A total of 62,284 have tested positive in Wales since the start of the pandemic.

Of the new deaths, 13 were in the Aneurin Bevan health board area, and 10 in both Cwm Taf and Swansea Bay.

There were also five deaths in the Betsi Cadwaladr area in north Wales.

A further 8,297 tests were carried out on Tuesday and of the 809,492 people tested in total, 747,208 were negative.

Deaths in health board areas

PHW reports new deaths daily, but these have usually occurred over previous days, sometimes several days ago.

The deaths reported on Wednesday go back to the end of October, as well as 20 deaths which happened last Sunday.

Covid-19 deaths in Wales. By day occurring, positive cases only.  Up to 10 November, subject to revision.

The rolling daily average is currently 19 deaths for the last week.

Case rates in the south Wales valleys have improved in recent days.

Merthyr Tydfil hit a peak of 769 cases per 100,000 people at the end of October, by far the highest rate in Wales, and was the hardest-hit area in the UK. for a time.

The area’s seven day average rolling figure is now 497.3 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Blaenau Gwent on 333.5 and Caerphilly on 266.2.

Pembrokeshire has the lowest seven day average figure with 46.9, followed by Anglesey with 48.5.

Case rates

Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) also has a case rate of more than 400 per 100,000 of the population, reporting 967 new positive tests in the past week.

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