UK coronavirus live: tests prioritised for NHS workers, 'not available on the internet next week'

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UK coronavirus live: tests prioritised for NHS workers, 'not available on the internet next week'

Rolling updates on all the UK developments

Both the Welsh first minister and the health minister have said they do not believe there is a particular reason why there have been so many cases in the area covered by the Aneurin Bevan University health board.

On Wednesday the health minister, Vaughan Gething, acknowledged there was a “particular cluster” there but said he did not think it would be an “outlier” as the outbreak continued.

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 among inmates at prisons in England and Wales continues to rise.

As of 1pm on Wednesday, there were 19 prisoners who had tested positive for Covid-19 across 10 prisons, compared with 13 confirmed cases on Tuesday, while four prison staff have tested positive across four prisons.

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