OVER 1,500 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in North Wales in the latest figures released by Public Health Wales (PHW).

Statistics released by PHW on Sunday, January 9, show that a total of 8,923 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed throughout Wales.

1,517 of those were in North Wales and these can be broken down county-by-county to:

Anglesey - 121

Conwy - 300

Denbighshire - 176

Flintshire - 352

Gwynedd - 167

Wrexham - 401

Sadly, a further 8 deaths have also been recorded in the latest round of figures, meaning that a total of 6,634 deaths suspected to be linked to Covid-19 have been confirmed since records began.

Figures also show that 1,695,590 people in Wales have had their Covid-19 booster jab.