Coronavirus infection rates, cases and deaths across Wales on Sunday 6 December

Another 14 people have died of coronavirus in Wales and more than 1,900 cases have been confirmed.

The latest statistics from Public Health Wales (PHW) on Sunday 6 December show that 1,916 people have tested positive for the virus in Wales in the last reporting period.

This brings the number of positive tests since the start of the outbreak to 88,992, while 2,709 people have died from the laboratory-confirmed coronavirus in Wales.

The incidence rate across Wales is now 279.5 per 100,000 people based on the seven days through 3 December. This is an increase from 262.3 on Saturday.

  • Deaths reported today: 14
  • Cases reported today: 1, 916
  • Number of tests conducted: 19577 (up from 17,339 on Saturday)
  • Total laboratory confirmed coronavirus deaths in Wales: 2709

Neath Port Talbot It is the local authority with the highest infection rate in Wales, with an average of seven days 556.8 Per 100,000 residents, up from 509.4 the previous day.

Plainau Joint Second highest rate with 489.5 Per 100,000 residents, up from 478.1 on Saturday.

Merthyr Tydfil In third place 436 Per 100,000 residents, up from 421 on Saturdays.

Cardiff It has the highest number of new confirmed positive cases on Sunday with 240 cases, followed by Rhondda Cynon Taf which is delayed only one with 239.

Swansea has 217 new cases, followed by Kerveli with 179, Neathport Talbot with 145, Newport with 127, Bridgend with 126, and Carmarthenshire with 112.

Other local authorities that have reported large numbers of cases include Torfaen with 82, Blaenau Gwent with 64, Vale of Glamorgan with 62, Merthyr Tydfil with 49, Flintshire with 47, Pembrokeshire with 43 and Monmouthshire with 38.

Case numbers under 30 reported include Wrexham with 25, Powys with 24, Denbighshire with 20, Conwy with 18, Ceredigion with 11, Gwynedd with nine and Anglesey with two.

Cases per 100,000 for a seven-day renewal (27 November to 3 December)

Anurin Bevan University Health Board

Plainau Joint: 489.5 (up from 478.1)

Turphine: 392.7 (up from 371.4)

Newport: 376.3 (from 352.2)

Curvelly: 381.6 (up from 341.8)

Monmouthshire: 248.4 (out of 245.3)

Betsy Cadwallader University Health Board

Wrexham: 203 (up from 200.8)

Flintshire: 127.5 (out of 119.2)

Anglesey: 51.4 (down from 77.1)

Denbighshire: 81.5 (of 72.1)

Conwy: 53.8 (out of 46.1)

Joinid: 43.4 (up from 39.3)

Cardiff University Health Board and Vail

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Cardiff: 313.7 (from 287.3)

Glamorgan Valley: 220.1 (from 204.4)

Cwm Taf Glamorgan University Health Board

Merthyr Tydfil: 436 (height from 421)

Ronda Sinon Taff: 377.2 (out of 368.5)

Bridgend: 316.2 (up from 280.2)

Hywel University Health Board Dda

Carmarthenshire: 262.2 (up from 243.2)

Pembrokeshire: 168.5 (up from 153.4)

Credit: 159.6 (out of 154.1)

Boise Health Teaching Board

Powys: 89.9 (of 89.1)

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Neath Port Talbot: 556.8 (up from 509.4)

Swansea: 404.5 (up from 383.4)

Wales overall – 279.5 (up from 262.3)

Dr Chris Williams, Incident Director for the Response to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak at Public Health Wales said: “The New Wales government restrictions came into effect at 6 pm on Friday, covering travel and the hospitality sector.

“People living in Wales cannot travel to areas of England at Level III or areas of Scotland at Level III or above. Under these circumstances, travel outside of Wales is only permitted under limited circumstances, such as work or education.

“The people you don’t live with cannot come into your home, unless you have formed an extended family (or” bubble “) with them (except in very limited circumstances).

“Bars, restaurants, bars and cafes will need to close at 6 PM except for takeaway services, and you will not be able to serve alcoholic drinks.

“Indoor entertainment venues such as movie theaters, bingo halls, soft play centers and bowling alleys should be closed on the same date, and indoor attractions such as museums, galleries and heritage sites should be closed to visitors.”

He added: “It is now clear from the data that coronavirus cases are on the rise in most parts of Wales, which reflects the downward trend we observed as a result of the fire.”

“We ask the public to observe regulations and limit their contact with other people as much as possible so that we all work together to reduce the number of positive cases.

“This means staying out of other people’s homes, limiting the times and numbers of people you meet, maintaining social distancing and hand hygiene, working from home if you can, and self-isolating if you develop symptoms of the Coronavirus or are asked to do so by tracing contact.

“Public Health Wales urges everyone to follow the rules, to avoid transmission of the coronavirus and protect everyone in our communities, including the most vulnerable.

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“The holiday period is important for people all over Wales who want to be with their loved ones during the holidays, especially after a very difficult year, but we would like to remind everyone that each of us must continue to take personal responsibility to limit the spread of the virus and protect our loved ones, especially if They were too weak or weak.For many, this would mean that it was not possible to celebrate Christmas in the usual way.

“We understand that people will want to do their Christmas shopping at this time of year. We suggest trying to visit the shops at off-peak times, to always maintain social distancing and wear a face covering if you can. Options like ‘click and collect’ or buy online Something to consider, too.

“ The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has now approved the first COVID-19 vaccine as safe and effective based on an independent, detailed review of the evidence from large-scale clinical trials.

“The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine has become the first vaccine to receive MHRA approval in the UK, and 40 million doses of the vaccine will soon be available for delivery across the UK, with Wales receiving their allocations based on population.

“This is welcome news, but the effects of the vaccine may not appear nationally for several months and it is extremely important that everyone continues to follow the advice on keeping Wells safe; keep contacts with other people to a minimum, stay two meters away from others, and wash Hands regularly, wear a face covering when needed, and self-isolate when prompted.

“Due to the high number of positive cases in Torfaen, the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is operating a number of mobile COVID-19 testing units via Torfaen. The mobile units will provide a rapid testing service for residents living nearby, and more details can be found at Torfaen Board and Channels ABUHB on social media.

“Torfaen residents who experience mild symptoms of coronavirus, fever, persistent cough, lose their sense of taste or smell, or feel generally unwell should call 0300 30 31222 or visit https://www.gov.uk / get-coronavirus- test to book a test.

Public Health Wales encourages everyone who lives, works or studies at Merthyr Tydfil to attend the group testing service at the recreation center as soon as possible even if they are not showing symptoms.

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“Thanks to those who actually attended and took a test, as this will help us break the transmission chains in the area. However, for the exercise to be as successful as possible, we need as many people in the area as possible for testing.

For more information on the test exercise, visit the MTCBC website.

“Anyone 11 years of age or over who does not have any symptoms can get tested, but children under the age of 18 will need parental consent. The more people tested, the higher our chances of reducing the spread of the virus.

“If you or a member of your family has symptoms of the Coronavirus, such as coughing, fever, or a change in the sense of taste or smell, you must immediately isolate yourself and book a free Coronavirus test, either by calling 119 or clicking here.

“We understand that many people may find life more difficult, leading to mental health difficulties. There are several agencies that provide help and support, including the CALL helpline on 0800 132 737, which will refer callers to the most appropriate organization according to their needs. .

“If you suffer from severe mental distress or have suicidal thoughts, please call Samaritans Cymru toll-free at 116 123. You can also find advice and counseling resources on our website if you need some help or are concerned about a loved one.

“NHS Wales is still here to help you if you need care, and it is important that you continue to attend appointments and seek help with urgent medical issues. You should call in advance and follow any guidelines established by your local surgery, dentist, optometrist or health service to protect you and your staff, including This includes the need to stay two meters away from other patients.

Helpful support and advice is available via the NHS COVID-19 app. In addition to providing alerts if you have been in contact with someone infected with the Coronavirus, the app will also inform you of the current level of risk in your area.

“Information about coronavirus symptoms is available on the Public Health Wales website, or via the NHS 111 Wales Symptom Examiner.”

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