THERE have been more than 1,600 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Wales on the first update in February.

The latest update from Public Health Wales reports that there have been 1,635 new cases recorded in the latest 24-hour period.

There were no additional deaths reported.

Of the new cases, 402 were here in North Wales.

The Betsi Cadwalader University Health Board region had the highest number of new cases, followed by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board which had 295.

Powys Teaching Health Board had just 43 cases.

In North Wales, Wrexham (109) and Flintshire (100) had the most new Covid cases.

Newly reported coronavirus cases in North Wales can be broken down to:

  • Anglesey 27
  • Conwy 51
  • Denbighshire 52
  • Flintshire 100
  • Gwynedd 63
  • Wrexham 109

The rolling rate of infection in Wales as a whole is now 553.0 per 100,000 people.

In North Wales, only Wrexham has a rate above the national average.

Seven-day rolling infection rate per 100k:

  • Anglesey 359.8
  • Conwy 430.0
  • Denbighshire 498.5
  • Flintshire 381.2
  • Gwynedd 268.1
  • Wrexham 599.5