Ceredigion has gone three days without recording a single new coronavirus case, according to the most recent numbers from Public Health Wales.

The county is one of eight other counties to go for 72 hours without recording any new Covid-19 cases, including Pembrokeshire and Anglesey.

The ratio of coronavirus tests in Ceredigion that have come back as positive has also fallen to an all-time national low since testing became widespread.

A total of 2.8% of all tests in the county have come back as positive – or less than one in 34.

The Office for National Statistics also recently revealed that Ceredigion had gone three weeks without recording any new coronavirus deaths, according to their most recent figures released.

Coronavirus in Wales

Wales has sadly seen eight new suspected coronavirus deaths reported to Public Health Wales  in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total people who have died from coronavirus in Wales to 1,524.

There have also been 41 new Covid-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total cases in the country to 15,815.

A total of 187,350 tests have been carried out across Wales, on a total of 141,543 people – 2,239 of which were carried out yesterday.

And according to the most recent numbers from Public Health Wales and Public Health England, Wales has had over twice as many tests per person than England.

A total of 5,974 tests per 100,000 people have been carried out in Wales, whereas only 2,679 tests per 100,000 people have been carried out across the border.

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