Cases of Covid in Wales are currently on the rise.

Wales has recorded close to 250 more positive cases of coronavirus in the last 48 hours.

The seven-day infection rate in Wales now stands at 18.4 cases per 100,000 population between June 3 and 9 - up from 15 recorded on Sunday.

Public Health Wales has confirmed the numbers of Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) cases have increased to 315 . This is a rise of 131 cases since the last update given on June 10.

It means the variant is now the dominant strain of new cases of coronavirus in Wales. The case numbers are expected to rise further over the coming weeks.

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With the virus on the rise WalesOnline has mapped every place in Wales with more that two cases of Covid over the seven day period from

This is based on the weekly infection rates for the previous seven days per 100,000 of population. The data is based on the rolling seven-day average between June 1 and June 7.

If there are fewer than three MSOA listed in a local authority area it is because not enough places have more than two cases (the Welsh Government won't publish specific data if it is under three people. These are the middle super output areas (areas like Canton in Cardiff, Morriston in Swansea, and Porth in Rhondda) which currently have over two cases mapped:

You can see the pockets in areas of the north of Wales like Conwy as well as in the cities of Newport, Cardiff and Swansea.

The full list of areas is here:

It comes as Welsh Government economy minister Vaughan Gething said the Delta variant of Covid poses a challenge to easing lockdown in Wales at Monday's coronavirus press conference.

He said there would be more funding for businesses affected by the phased approach to easing restrictions, announcing additional payments of between £875 and £5,000 for eligible businesses like indoor attractions and wedding venues.

He said: "Despite our success in controlling rates of Covid-19 and rolling out our vaccination programme, the delta variant continues to present challenges.

"It has quickly become the dominant form of new Covid cases in England and Scotland with over 42,000 cases identified. In Wales we have identified 315 cases of the delta variant. Despite our extensive efforts to minimise the spread, we expect to see more."