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Patient diagnosed with Coronavirus dies in Wales

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust

A patient diagnosed with Coronavirus in Wales has died after contracting the virus, Public Health Wales has confirmed.

The patient, a 68 year old man was being treated at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital and is understood to have underlying health conditions.

The total number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus currently stand at 124, after a further 30 people have been diagnosed in 24 hours.

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton said:

“It is with regret that today I am confirming a patient in Wales has sadly died after contracting COVID-19. I offer my sincere condolences to their family and friends and ask that their request for privacy is respected.

“The patient, who had underlying health conditions, was 68 years old and was being treated at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital.”