These ten areas of Wales currently have the worst Covid rates in the country.

Areas of Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot and Gwynedd have seen Covid cases in more than 1 in every 100 people over the last seven days.

MSOA (middle layer super output areas) data released by Public Health Wales shows the ten areas that have some of the highest rates in Wales.

The latest weekly figures show that Risca West in Caerphilly has the highest Covid case rate in Wales over the last seven days.


The area recorded 60 new coronavirus cases in the week from November 1 to November 7, giving it a Covid case rate of 1,157.2 cases per 100,000 people.

The second highest rate is in Caernarfon East in Gwynedd.

Almost 100 new cases were recorded in the area over the last week, leaving it with a Covid case rate of 1,113.7 cases per 100,000 residents.

Caerphilly, Powys, and Cardiff each feature twice on the list of the ten highest Covid rates in Wales.

Gwynedd, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and the Vale of Glamorgan also feature.

Worst Covid rates in Wales

These are the parts of Wales with the highest Covid rates in the country over the last seven days:

  • Risca West, Caerphilly – 1,157.2 cases per 100,000 people
  • Caernarfon East, Gwynedd – 1,113.7 cases per 100,000 people
  • Cwmafon & Bryn, Neath Port Talbot – 1,071.0 cases per 100,000 people
  • Llanfyllin & Llanwyddyn, Powys – 995.2 cases per 100,000 people
  • Caerau West, Cardiff – 959.9 cases per 100,000 people
  • Risca East, Caerphilly – 955.1 cases per 100,000 people
  • Ely East, Cardiff – 913.0 cases per 100,000 people
  • Barry Dyfan & Illtyd, Vale of Glamorgan – 838.2 cases per 100,000 people
  • Builth Wells & Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys – 822.0 cases per 100,000 people
  • Ammanford & Betws, Carmarthenshire – 820.2 cases per 100,000 people