More people are testing positive for SLOTXO Covid in Wales' third wave than in its second but the rate of deaths is lower, official figures show.
Public Health Wales (PHW) stats show by day 44 of wave two the average number of daily deaths was 5.4.
That is six times higher than the number recorded at the same point of the third wave - 0.8.
Of the 20 UK local authority areas with the lowest Covid case rates, more than half are in Wales.
Pembrokeshire has the lowest case rate on mainland UK with 76.3 cases per 100,000 of the population, with Neath Port Talbot the second lowest.
There are signs of a slow down in the number of daily Covid cases, which are currently doubling about every 16 days compared with every 11 days a week ago.