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THERE have been 64 new coronavirus cases recorded in the Hywel Dda health board area according to today’s figures (Thursday, July 29).
Public Health Wales (PHW) data shows that there were 35 new cases in Carmarthenshire, 20 in Pembrokeshire and nine in Ceredigion.
One new Covid-19 related death has been recorded in the Hywel Dda area, with the total now at 485 for the duration of the pandemic.
Across Wales, 724 new cases were confirmed, with three new Covid-19 deaths reported.
The total number of cases in Wales is now 240,019 with 5,606 deaths.
There have been 14,747 tests since the last report.
The total number of cases across the three counties is 17,955 – 11,697 in Carmarthenshire, 4,112 in Pembrokeshire and 2,146 in Ceredigion.
Across Wales, 2,292,572 have received a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and 2,036,670 are fully vaccinated.
In Hywel Dda, as of July 28, 525,689 residents have now received both jabs, with 9,650 given in the last seven days.
In Carmarthenshire (population 188,771) there have been 131,111 first jabs given and 113,030 second does, with 59.9% fully vaccinated.
In Pembrokeshire (population 125,818) there have been 91,210 first doses administered and 78,520 second doses, with 62.4% fully vaccinated.
And in Ceredigion (population 72,695) there have been 51,932 first jabs given and 45,155 second doses, with 62.1% fully vaccinated.

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