OVER 3,000 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in North Wales.

Public Health Wales data released on Monday (January 10) shows that there were 3,002. new cases confirmed in the two counties in the 48-hour period between 9am on Friday and 9am on Sunday.

A full breakdown of new North Wales cases is as follows: 

Anglesey - 354

Conwy - 585

Denbighshire - 369

Flintshire - 579

Gwynedd - 495

Wrexham - 620

As of January 2, there were 239 people being treated for Covid in North Wales hospitals - making up roughly 11 per cent of all inpatients.

The number of people being treated for the virus in North Wales hospitals has grown to the biggest number since January 2021 - during the second wave of the virus.

Denbighshire Free Press:

Sadly, a further 16 people who had tested Covid positive in the last 28 days died in Wales in the 48-hour reporting period. This takes Wales' total number of confirmed suspected Covid-related deaths to 6,650.

Over 1.7 million people in Wales have now had a Covid booster jab.