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THERE have been 416 new coronavirus cases recorded in the Hywel Dda health board area according to today’s figures (Wednesday, September 1).

Public Health Wales (PHW) data shows there were 242 new cases in Carmarthenshire, 134 in Pembrokeshire and 40 in Ceredigion since the last report.

The total number of cases across the three counties is now 22,228 – 13,708 in Carmarthenshire, 5,676 in Pembrokeshire and 2,844 in Ceredigion.

No new Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the Hywel Dda area, with the total 490 for the duration of the pandemic.

In total 3,328 new cases of coronavirus have been reported across Wales today bringing the national total to 281,590 cases.

There have been 24,472 tests done since the last report.

There were five new Welsh Covid related death reported with the total across Wales 5,677 deaths.

Across Wales, 2,352,754 have received a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and 2,180,336 are fully vaccinated.

In Hywel Dda as of August 25, 554,179 first and second doses have been administered.

In Carmarthenshire (population 188,771) 131,456 first doses have been given (70.7 per cent) and 122,918 second doses (65.1 per cent).

In Ceredigion (population 72,695) 52,719 first doses have now been given (72.5 per cent) and 49,207 second doses (67.7 per cent).

In Pembrokeshire (population 125,818) 92,831 first does have been given (73.8 per cent) and 86,727 second doses (68.9 per cent).


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