FIFTY new covid cases have been recorded across Wales in the latest update from Public Health Wales. 

The update from PHW on Wednesday (May 18) confirmed that 50 new cases had been recorded in Wales in the latest 24-hour period. 

That takes the total number of coronavirus cases in Wales since testing began to 874,373. 

Sadly, one more person hasdied following a postive covid test, taking the total number of deaths to 7,467. 

Here in North Wales, there have been nine positive cases. 

The full breakdown for North Wales is: 

Conwy - 3

Gwynedd - 3

Wrexham - 2

Anglesey - 1

Denbighshire - 0

Flintshire - 0