THERE have been 59 new coronavirus cases recorded in the Hywel Dda health board area, according to today’s figures (Wednesday, July 21). Public Health Wales (PHW) data shows that there were 21 new cases in Carmarthenshire, 25 in Pembrokeshire and 13 in Ceredigion. No new Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the Hywel Dda area, with the total 481 for the duration of the pandemic. Across Wales, 941 new cases were confirmed, with one new Covid-19 death reported. The total number of cases in Wales is now 234,168 with 5,590 deaths. There have been 12,241 tests since the last report. No new Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the Hywel Dda area, with the total 481 for the duration of the pandemic. The total number of cases across the three counties is 17,529 – 11,497 in Carmarthenshire, 3,978 in Pembrokeshire and 2,054 in Ceredigion. Across Wales, 2,284,065 have received a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and 1,946,526 are fully vaccinated. In Hywel Dda, as of July 14, 506,627 residents have now received both jabs, with 11,835 given in the last seven days. In Carmarthenshire (population 188,771) there have been 130,383 first jabs given and 106,203 second does, with 56.3% fully vaccinated. In Pembrokeshire (population 125,818) there have been 90,739 first doses administered and 73,322 second doses, with 58.3% fully vaccinated. And in Ceredigion (population 72,695) there have been 51,610 first jabs given and 41,651 second doses, with 57.3% fully vaccinated.