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Covid: Vale of Glamorgan cases rise in past seven days

Latest figures show that the number of cases in the community is increasing again, as the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain across Wales.

However, this isn’t yet being reflected in an increased number of people in hospital.

During the second wave coronavirus hospitalisations in Wales peaked at 2,879 on January 12.

However, with cases on the rise there is a concern that hospital numbers could soon rise again.

In the seven days between June 26 and July 2, Barry East has seen the highest number of cases – 15 – 133.3 per 100,000 rolling case rate. 

Other areas:

  • Cowbridge – 0-2 new cases, below 32 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Lower Penarth and Sully – 9 new cases, 85.8 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Penarth – 13 new cases, 122.2 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Dinas Powys – 10 new cases, 124.2 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Llandough and Cogan – 14 new cases, 157.6 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Ogmore-by-Sea and Llandow – 12 new cases, 198.6 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Peterston-super-Ely and Wenvoe – 9 new cases, 118.0 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Palmerstown – 7 new cases, 79.7 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Gibbonsdown – 8 new cases, 79.8 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Barry West – 7 new cases, 75.8 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Barry Island – 8 new cases, 82.1 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Llantwit Major – 5 new cases, 55.8 per 100,000 rolling case rate 
  • Barry Dyfan – 0-2 new cases, below 37 per 100,000 rolling case rate
  • Rhoose – 13 new cases, 109.1 per 100,000 rolling case rate

Figures have also revealed two-thirds of people over 50 in the Vale of Glamorgan have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine. 

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