OVER 230 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Flintshire and Wrexham.

Public Health Wales figures released on Sunday (November 21) show that in the 24-hour period between 9am on Thursday and 9am on Friday - 235 new cases were confirmed in the two counties.

Of these, 137 were in Flintshire and 98 in Wrexham. As of November 15, Flintshire's seven-day infection rate was 436, while Wrexham's stood at 553.

Across North Wales as a whole, 574 new cases were confirmed.

As of November 14, a total of 89 people were being treated for Covid-19 in North Wales hospitals - making up roughly 4 per cent of all inpatients.

During the peak of the second wave of the virus last winter, over 300 people were being treated in North Wales hospitals.

Sadly, a further seven people who had tested Covid positive in the last 28 days died in Wales in the latest 24-hour period.

As well as the 2.2 million Welsh residents who have had both doses of the Covid vaccine, more than 680,000 people have now had a booster jab.