Three more coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Powys, taking the county's total number to 249.

The latest new cases are among 110 confirmed in Wales today, which take the country's running total to 12,680.

In Powys, 13 people are known to have died after contracting the disease – although Office for National Statistics figures released yesterday suggest the true number is closer to 75.

The latest Public Health Wales data shows 14 more confirmed deaths with Covid-19 in Wales, meaning that 1,238 people are known to have died since the pandemic reached our shores.

Dr Giri Shankar, incident director for the Novel Coronavirus outbreak response at Public Health Wales, said: “Anyone experiencing Novel Coronavirus symptoms can now apply for a home testing kit using the new UK online portal.

"For further information and a link to the booking website, visit: or This will be supported by a national 119 phone service, through which people can also order a home test.

“New guidance on Novel Coronavirus symptoms has also recently been issued from the four UK Chief Medical Officers. All individuals should self-isolate if they develop at least one of the following coronavirus symptoms: a new continuous cough or fever or loss of smell or taste (anosmia)."