Covid-19: How the case price has modified throughout Wales
Within the week earlier than Christmas, Merthyr Tydfil had the best case price within the UK for Covid-19.
From that peak of 1,349 circumstances per 100,000, it has been reduce significantly. The most recent figures present 545.5 circumstances per 100,000, which is 29 optimistic circumstances prior to now week.
However whereas the south Wales valleys have been exhibiting hotspots for weeks, considerations have switched to north Wales – and the north east area particularly.
Well being officers consider the faster-spreading variant of Covid-19 has taken root and is accountable for not less than 70% of circumstances in north Wales.
Wrexham particularly has seen a gradual rise in its case price. It stands at 970.9 circumstances per 100,000 – its highest level.
Twelve of its communities make up the best 20 localised hotspots in Wales, when these figures are damaged down additional.
With not less than 30% of current optimistic circumstances in south Wales additionally as a result of new variant, well being officers might be anxious to maintain a lid on its unfold.