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Ten more people die after testing positive for coronavirus in Wales

Ten more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Wales. Credit: PA Images

Ten more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus taking the total number of deaths in Wales to 48.

The number of people who have tested positive for the virus has also increased by 148. The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 1241.

Dr Giri Shanker from Public Health Wales said the true number of cases ''is likely to be higher.''

''We offer our condolences to families and friends affected,'' Dr Giri Shanker said.

''Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is now circulating in every part of Wales. The single most important action we can all take in fighting Coronavirus is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS, and save lives.

“We know that staying at home can be hard, and we want to thank each and every person across Wales for doing their bit to help slow the spread of the virus.”

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