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Further six people die after testing positive for coronavirus in Wales

Public Health Wales figures have revealed 185 new confirmed cases of the virus, although that figure is likely to be higher. Credit: PA Images

A further six people have died after testing positive for Covid-19, according to Public Health Wales figures.

It brings the total number of suspected coronavirus-related deaths in Wales to 1,260.

The figures have also revealed 185 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of positive tests to 13,169. Public Health Wales say this number is likely to be higher.

Confirmed coronavirus cases by local health board area:

  • Aneurin Bevan - 2,478
  • Betsi Cadwaladr - 2,399
  • Cardiff and Vale - 2,590
  • Cwm Taf Morgannwg - 2,370
  • Hywel Dda - 1,019
  • Powys - 255
  • Swansea Bay - 1,837
  • Unknown location - 107
  • Resident outside Wales - 114

Public Health Wales figures accurate as of 23 May.

On Friday the First Minister of Wales renewed his 'stay at home' message to the public, ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Mark Drakeford also said he hopes to be able to provide an update next week on how people in Wales could safely see their family and friends.

People in England are already able to meet with one person from another household under certain conditions after the UK Government eased restrictions there.

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