Coronavirus infection, cases and death rate across all parts of Wales on Saturday 7 November


Another 32 people have died from the coronavirus in Wales and more than 950 new positive cases have been identified.Public Health Wales (PHW), in its daily update on Saturday, November 7, announced that an additional 958 people had been diagnosed with Covid-19 following a lab test. This is a drop from the 1,352 positive cases reported on Friday, November 6.

PHW also confirmed that an additional 32 people lost their lives to the virus, bringing the total to 2,014.

Merthyr Tydfil to some extent remains the local authority with the most cases per 100,000 over an average of seven days at 610,0, down from 639.9 on Friday.

Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) has the second highest incidence rate with 517.3 cases per 100,000, compared to 534.7, while Blaenau Gwent was third with 478,1, down from 501.0 the day before.

Wales as a whole now averages 245,4 houses per 100,000 people, down 254.9 on Friday and 260.7 on Thursday. The firewalls lockdown in Wales ends on Monday – here are 21 things you can do in Wales from Monday that you can’t do today.

Here are the main details for Saturday:

  • Deaths reported today: 32

  • Cases reported today: 958 (up from 1,352 on Friday)

  • Number of tests carried out: 11,252 (compared to 13,241 on Friday)

  • Total number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus deaths in Wales: 2014

Thirteen deaths occurred in the area of ​​the Aneurin Bevan health council. And 10 have occurred in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Council area which covers parts of the South Wales valleys.

Rhondda Cynon Taf reported the most positive cases in the past 24 hours with 137, followed by Cardiff with 108, Swansea with 103, Caerphilly with 90, Bridgend with 64 and Neath Port Talbot with 55.

Other local authorities reporting a high number of cases include Merthyr Tydfil with 46, Blaenau Gwent with 44 and Wrexham with 39.

Meanwhile, Carmarthenshire registered 29, Powys had 25, Flintshire had 24, Vale of Glamorgan had 22 and Monmouthshire and Newport registered 17 each.

Torfaen had 16, Conwy and Denbighshire had 12, and Anglesey and Gwynedd had 10 new cases each.

There were only two areas with single digit cases: Pembrokeshire with 9 and Ceredigion with just 2.

Cases per 100,000 for seven rolling days

Aneurin Bevan University Health Council

Blaenau Gwent: 478,1 (bass)

Caerphilly: 328.0 (up)

Torfaen: 162,8 (bass)

Newport: 181,0 (bas)

Monmouthshire: 139,5 (plus)

Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Council

Wrexham: 248,6 (bas)

Flintshire: 157,0 (bas)

Denbighshire: 121,2 (bas)

Conwy: 79,3 (bass)

Anglesey: 72,8 (plus)

Gwynedd: 55,4 (plus)

Cardiff and Vale University Health Council

Cardiff: 280,5 (bas)

Vale of Glamorgan: 156.5 (and skin)

Cwm Taf Glamorgan University Health Board

Merthyr Tydfil: 610,0 (bass)

Rhondda Cynon Taf: 517,3 (bass)

Bridgend: 325.7 (more)

Hywel Dda University Health Council

Carmarthenshire: 158.9 (down)

Ceredigion: 53.6 (plus)

Pembrokeshire: 47,7 (bas)

Powys Health Education Council

Powys: 138.2 (plus)

Swansea Bay University Board of Health

Swansea: 362,0 (bas)

Neath Port Talbot: 319,6 (bas)

Wales total – 245.4 (down)

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This weekend will be the last two days of the 17-day fire lockout in Wales.

Rules forced people to stay at home whenever possible, non-essential businesses were closed, and high schools closed for those in ninth grade and up.

Travel restrictions will be lifted after the firewall ends on Monday and pubs, cafes and restaurants will reopen, although there is a two-hour limit on the time you should spend in pubs.

During this time, people from two households will be able to form bubbles again. The new rules will last for two weeks, after which they will be reviewed to see if any further changes can be made.

Dr Chris Williams, Director of Incidents for the Response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak at Public Health Wales, said: ‘Public Health Wales will work with the Welsh government to monitor the effect of the regulations that will enter in effect at the end of the current period. firewall period on November 9, 2020. We support the call for the public to take personal responsibility for their actions and to ensure that we are all doing as much as possible to limit the transmission of the coronavirus. ”

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“Leading up to Remembrance Sunday this weekend, we remind the public that outdoor Acts of Remembrance can take place this weekend, involving a maximum of 30 people, including event planners. Indoor services are not allowed, so we ask people to be responsible when paying homage to those who have lost their lives in wars.

“Those traveling from abroad should note that Denmark, Germany and Sweden have been removed from the list of UK coronavirus travel corridors.

“As we approach the end of the Wales firebreak period, we remind everyone that this does not mean a return to normalcy.

‘The coronavirus is still active in communities across Wales so we all need to take action to keep everyone safe and to prevent the transmission of the disease.

“It means staying out of other people’s homes, limiting the times and the number of people you meet, maintaining social distancing and hand hygiene, working from home if you can, and isolating yourself if you have symptoms of coronavirus or if you are asked to do so. do it by contact tracers. ”

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