By Tony Winterburn • 25 March 2020 • 13:29
Public Health Wales says five more people have died after testing positive for COVID-19
Five more people who tested positive for coronavirus in Wales have died, taking the total death toll to 22. There have also been 150 new positive cases of coronavirus recorded, Public Health Wales said. Dr. Robin Howe, incident director for the novel coronavirus outbreak response at Public Health Wales, said: ‘150 new cases have tested positive for Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Wales, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 628, although the true number of cases is likely to be higher.
‘Five further deaths have been reported to us of people who had tested positive for Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), taking the number of deaths in Wales to 22. ‘We offer our condolences to the family and friends affected, and we ask those reporting on the situation to respect patient confidentiality.’ This is a breaking story we will be updating.
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