Third Welsh Death From Coronavirus

Patient died at Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

A third person in Wales who tested positive for Covid-19 has died.

Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton said: "I offer my sincere condolences to their family and friends and ask that their request for privacy is respected.

“The patient, aged 71, had underlying health conditions and was being treated at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.”

There are now 19 confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Swansea and 15 in neath Port Talbot.

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