COVID: Conwy has another 24 cases and highest infection rate

June 16, 2021

Conwy county has reported another 24 new cases of Covid in the past 24 hours, out of a total of 54 new cases in North Wales. 

In one week, the area has recorded 80 new cases ahead of any other North Wales county.

Cases are also a concern in Flintshire which recorded 16 new cases on Wednesday and a total of 53 cases during the last 7 days.

Cases have increased across many parts of Wales and in Wednesday's update, Conwy's infection rate stands at nearly three times higher than other parts of North Wales.

It is also the county with the highest infection rate in Wales.

Over the last week the area is showing 68.3 cases per 100,000 of population versus a North Wales average of 38.9.

Residents in Conwy are urged to get tested. The walk-in and drive-through PCR testing centre is located at Conwy Business Centre, Junction Way, Llandudno Junction, LL31 9XX. Opening from 8am to 1pm and 2pm to 8pm., until the 21 June 2021. No appointment needed.

Yesterday Gill Harris, Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery at Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board urged younger adults in North Wales to come forward and book their vaccinations.