There have been 55 new coronavirus cases recorded in the Hywel Dda health board area according to today’s figures (Friday, August 6).

Public Health Wales (PHW) data shows there were 25 new cases in Carmarthenshire, 23 in Pembrokeshire and seven in Ceredigion.

No new Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the Hywel Dda area, with the total 490 for the duration of the pandemic.

Across Wales, 803 new cases were confirmed, with no new Covid-19 deaths reported.

The total number of cases in Wales is now 245,341 with 5,623deaths.

There have been 7,690 tests since the last report.

The total number of cases across the three counties is 18,337 – 11,876 in Carmarthenshire, 4,247 in Pembrokeshire and 2,214 in Ceredigion.

Across Wales, 2,300,137 have received a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and 2,099,624 are fully vaccinated.

In Hywel Dda, as of August 4, 534,262 residents have now received both jabs, with 8,573 given in the last seven days.

In Carmarthenshire (population 188,771) 131,621 first doses have been given (69.7%) and 116,166 second doses (61.5%).

In Ceredigion (population 72,695) 52,049 first doses have now been given (71.6%) and 46,515 second doses (64%).

In Pembrokeshire (population 125,818) 91,470 first does have been given (72.7%) and 81,372 second doses (64.7%).