Ceredigion has had a total of six new cases in the last seven days, according to Public Health Wales

Ceredigion has had one new reported case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to Public Health Wales.

This brings the total number of cases reported to the Welsh health agency in the last seven days to six.

The county received three reports over the weekend, and another two yesterday.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Ceredigion that have been reported to Public Health Wales so far to 57.

Hywel Dda hospital deaths

A total of 67 people have sadly died so far in Hywel Dda Hospitals. 

The trust, which runs the hospitals in Ceredigion, as well as others neighbouring counties, has the second lowest reported number of deaths in Wales. Only Powys Teaching Health Board have had fewer, with 15 deaths.

And while Public Health Wales does not say which county the Hywel Dda deaths occurred in, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealed on Tuesday (23 June) that Ceredigion had not seen any Covid-19 deaths in the most recent two weeks of data.

The county recorded no coronavirus deaths between Saturday 30 May and Friday 12 June, the ONS reported.

It was one of three counties in Wales to have seen no deaths in the most recent fortnight’s data.

See how Ceredigion compares to other counties with our interactive map below.

Coronavirus deaths in Wales, as reported by the ONS

Covid-19 in Wales

Public Health Wales also sadly revealed that they had had had two new reported deaths in the last 24 hours in Wales.

It brings the total deaths in the country to 1,497.

The health agency for Wales has had 15,531 reports of coronavirus so far, with 65 new reports today.

Ceredigion remains the county with the fewest coronavirus cases, as well as the county with the lowest ratio of positive Covid-19 tests.

Only 3% of all 1,931 tests carried out in the county have come back as positive for coronavirus.

This is nearly a quarter of the national rate of 11.8%.

The national average has been falling, however, with the hardest hit counties seeing a small drop in their positive testing ratio in the recent days.

Feature image by Tmaximumge.

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