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Coronavirus deaths in Wales rise by 29 bringing total to 315

A further 29 people in Wales have died after testing positive for coronavirus bringing the total number of deaths to 315.

The coronavirus death toll has risen to 315 and 502 more people have tested positive for the virus. Credit: PA

There were another 502 cases, taking the total to 4,591.

However the real figure is thought to be far more as not everyone has been tested.

Dr Robin Howe, Incident Director for Public Health Wales, said: "We offer our condolences to families and friends affected, and we ask those reporting on the situation to respect patient confidentiality."

Barry Island is almost deserted on Good Friday. Credit: Wales News Service

It comes as The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford AM has said he will not be bound by Westminster over when to end lockdown measures as he warned that restrictions could get worse if people flout social distancing rules.

Mark Drakeford said he will only relax social distancing measures "when the evidence shows it is safe" and not be "looking over our shoulders at what others are doing".

The police and the Welsh Government say there will be consequences for those who flout lockdown rules over the Easter weekend.

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