Three Welsh hospitals confirm they have no new cases of Covid-19

Hospital workers across Wales have treated thousands of people for coronavirus. Credit: PA Images

Three hospitals in Wales have said they have no new confirmed cases of coronavirus.

Cwm Taf Morganwwg University Health Board said the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, in Llantrisant, Prince Charles Hospital, in Merthyr Tydfil, and Princess of Wales Hospital, in Bridgend, are all free of new Covid-19 cases.

On Tuesday the health board also confirmed the Royal Glamorgan Hospital has no coronavirus patients.

The Royal Glamorgan Hospital looks after patients in the Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) community, which in May had the highest number of cases per 100,000 in the UK.

Reacting to the news, Clinical Lead & Consultant at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Dr Nerys Conway said: "Wow! Wow! Wow! Well done to all the teams in all three localities. Our workforce is AMAZING."

Dr Conway has previously spoken of the "incredibly worrying" scenes of treating critically ill Covid-19 patients.

Public Health Wales data shows the health board area has had 2,893 confirmed cases.

MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Gerald Jones said while it is "great news, we all need to work together across our communities to make sure that we all continue to stay safe."

On Wednesday, Public Health Wales confirmed four more people have died with the virus, bringing the total to 1,538.