Cases of Covid grow in Bude

The number of Covid cases in Bude & Stratton had risen to 98 in the 7 days to 17th October, a case rate of 924.6 per 100,000. This is well above the Engliosh average.

The Bude and Surrounding Area Quarantine Support Group on Facebook gives this diagram.

 

Poundstock & Kilkhampton areas numbered 50 cases, a rate of 656.7. Crackington & Tintagel was 43, or a case rate of 590.1. However, cases had dropped for the same period in Holsworthy, Bradworthy and Welcombe to 33, a case rate of 326.3. Hartland Coast is higher at 33, a case rate of 506.7.

In Bude, the planned Sea Pool Auction has been postponed due to Covid afflicting some of the organisers. We wish them well.

In Cornwall, 400 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 22 October 2021.

Between 16 October 2021 and 22 October 2021, 2,986 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -4.3% compared to the previous 7 days. In North Devon Healthcare Trust, 2 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 17 October 2021. Between 11 October 2021 and 17 October 2021, 16 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 33.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 17 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 19 October 2021.

In Cornwall, there was 1 death within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 22 October 2021. Between 16 October 2021 and 22 October 2021, there have been 8 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 100.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

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