UPPER Penarth recorded the most coronavirus cases in the Vale of Glamorgan in recent days, according to data published by Public Health Wales.

In the week up to December 13, when the Vale recorded its highest number of cases since the start of the pandemic with 640, Upper Penarth recorded 61 new cases at a rolling weekly case rate of 573.3.

Dinas Powys was not far behind with 52 new cases, at a rate of 645.9. The Wales national average for weekly case rates during the same week was 562.2.

In the week up to December 7 Upper Penarth had 33 new cases, and Dinas Powys had 22.

It means in the 21 days up to December 13, Upper Penarth recorded the second highest number of cases in the Vale, with 105.

Barry Island has recorded the most cases during that period with 132, and recorded 50 new cases in the week up to December 13. In the previous week Barry Island recorded 44 new cases.

There is a slight delay in the processing of Covid data this week due to maintenance work being carried out by Public Health Wales between Sunday and Wednesday.

The other cases for the Vale in the seven days up to December 13 are as follows:

  • Barry Dyfan and Illtyd: 53 cases at a rate of 965.7 (13 the previous week)
  • Peterston-Super-Ely and Wenvoe: 51 cases at a rate of 668.7 (32 the previous week)
  • Barry Island: 50 cases at a rate of 513 (44 the previous week)
  • Llandough and Cogan: 46 cases at a rate of 517.8 (27 the previous week)
  • Gibbonsdown: 43 cases at a rate of 428.7 (14 the previous week)
  • Barry East: 42 cases at a rate of 391.1 (33 the previous week)
  • Lower Penarth and Sully: 42 cases at a rate of 400.2 (24 the previous week)
  • Barry West: 34 cases at a rate of 368.2 (20 the previous week)
  • Palmerstown: 35 cases at a rate of 398.4 (31 the previous week)
  • Rhoose: 37 cases at a rate of 310.5 (24 the previous week)
  • Cowbridge: 37 cases at a rate of 574.4 (nine the previous week)
  • Ogmore and Llandow: 34 cases at a rate of 562.8 (12 the previous week)
  • Llantwit Major: 21 cases at a rate of 234.4 (21 the previous week)

Across the Vale on Friday there were 105 new coronavirus cases and 269 were confirmed in Cardiff.

Wales-wide, 2,801 new cases have been confirmed today, taking the total to 117,367 since the pandemic started.