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Seven more Covid deaths have been recorded in Wales

Seven more people have died with coronavirus in Wales, but the country’s seven-day infection rate has dropped once again, according to latest figures from Public Health Wales.

New figures published on Wednesday, November 3, which covers the 24 hours up to 9am on November 2, shows the total number of Covid-related deaths in Wales now stands at 6,184.

There were also 2,492 new positive cases recorded in the latest update bringing the total number since the pandemic began to 447,655.

The latest seven-day infection rate across Wales based on the cases for every 100,000 people (for the seven days up to October 29) now stands at 546.2 – a slight fall from the 548.2 reported on Tuesday and a seventh consecutive day where rates have reduced.

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