EIGHT new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Flintshire and Wrexham. 

Public Health Wales figures released on Friday (April 30) show that five of the cases are in Wrexham, and three in Flintshire. 

Wrexham's seven-day infection rate has risen slightly to 22.1 and, while still being low, is one of the highest in Wales. 

Flintshire's continues to fall and is now under 10.

No new suspected coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed in Wales in the latest 24 hour period. 

Nearly 750,000 people have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine in Wales, with 1.8 million having had at least one dose. 

Dr Eleri Davies, incident Director for the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak response at Public Health Wales, said: "The Welsh Government has announced that pubs, cafes and restaurants in Wales can now reopen to customers outdoors.

"Up to six people from six households are able to meet, with social distancing and hygiene measures in place. Outdoor attractions, such as zoos and theme parks, can also reopen. Wedding receptions and funerals can again be held outdoors at regulated premises with up to 30 people. Organised outdoor activities, such as sport activities limited to 30 people, are also able to resume.

“From Monday May 3, supervised indoor activities for children can resume, along with indoor organised activities for up to 15 adults (such as exercise classes and swimming lessons), and community centres can reopen.

“People should observe social distancing when meeting with others from outside their household or support bubble.

“The rules on meeting other people indoors remain unchanged."