THERE have been an additional 2,394 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Wales.

The latest figures published by Public Health Wales on Monday, August 16, reported that three people had died after testing positive for coronavirus.

There have now been 254,541 cases of the virus recorded in Wales since the start of the pandemic.

Of the 2,394 new cases, 590 were in the North Wales region covered by Betsi Cadwalader University Health Board.

Flintshire had the third highest number of new cases in Wales with 145. Only Cardiff and Rhonda Taf had more new cases recorded.

The cases in North Wales can be broken down to:

  • Flintshire 145
  • Wrexham 127
  • Denbighshire 102
  • Conwy 98
  • Gwynedd 97
  • Anglesey 28

Denbighshire has the highest rate of infection over the past seven days with 339.6 cases per 100,000 members of the population.

All areas in North Wales, with the exception of Anglesey, have rates above the Wales average of 169.3 cases per 100,000.

Seven day rate of infection per 100k can be broken down to:

  • Denbighshire 339.6
  • Conwy 244.0
  • Wrexham 225.1
  • Flintshire 206.9
  • Gwynedd 179.8
  • Anglesey 138.5