THERE have been almost 2,000 new cases in Covid recorded in Wales.

In the last update from Public Health Wales on Tuesday, it was reported that there were 1,977 new positive tests it the last 24 hour period.

Sadly, two more people in Wales died after a positive test.

Here in North Wales, there were 321 new coronavirus cases.

Wrexham had the most cases with 100, followed by Flintshire with 74.

New cases in North Wales can be broken down to:

  • Anglesey 23
  • Conwy 42
  • Denbighshire 50
  • Flintshire 74
  • Gwynedd 32
  • Wrexham 100

The seven-day rolling infection rate for Wales as a whole as now dropped to 483.7 per 100,000 population.

During the peak of the Omicron wave at the start of 2022, the rate was more than 2,300 per 100k.

Here in North Wales, only Wrexham has an infection rate about the Welsh average. The lowest rate is in Gwynedd.

Rolling infection rate for North Wales per 100k:

  • Anglesey 321.2
  • Conwy 344.7
  • Denbighshire 379.3
  • Flintshire 333.8
  • Gwynedd 279.4
  • Wrexham 511.9

Today, Education Minister, Jeremy Miles, is to hold a press conference to update us all on the Welsh Government's plans to safely remove Covid measures in schools.