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Bude area Covid update

The good old interactive map for the 7 days to 23rd November shows Bude Covid cases at 22, a rolling rate of 206.2. A reminder that the rolling rate is the number of cases and associated deaths from COVID-19 per 100,000 for a seven-day rolling period ending on a particular […]

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The interactive Covid map again …

After yesterday’s tier announcement, the map seemed to show lots of white areas for Cornwall and Devon, but maybe it was a glitch, for today, figures are showing again for the week ending 22nd November, 2020.   Bude has 15 cases, a drop, with a rolling rate of 140.6, now […]

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SW paramedics urge public to get flu vaccine

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging people to get the flu vaccine to protect themselves and others this winter. Flu is a very common and highly infectious disease caused by the influenza virus. It can make people seriously ill – especially older adults, very young children […]

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Cornwall residents urged to remain cautious in tier 1

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall will be placed in Tier One for coronavirus restrictions when the second national lockdown ends next week – but residents have been urged not to let their guard down in the fight against the virus. It means businesses can reopen, although strict public health guidelines will remain […]

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Cases drop in Cornwall and Devon, including Bude and area

That interactive map has been updated again to 7 days ending 21st November. Cornwall total cases down to 338 Devon overall down to 777 cases. Torridge down to 49 Bude & Stratton, Poundstock and Kilkhampton, Crackington & Tintagel, Launceston, Camelford and Tresmeer, and Holsworthy, Bradworthy & Welcombe – fewer than […]

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Tiering and how it will work

After lockdown 2 ends, tiering takes place. On 2 December government will lift the national restrictions across all of England and the following restrictions will be eased: the stay-at-home requirement will end non-essential retail, gyms, personal care will reopen. The wider leisure and entertainment sectors will also reopen, although to […]

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Cornwall gets tier 1, while Devon gets tier 2

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are to enter tier 1, while Devon goes up to tier 2 after lockdown ends on 2nd December. What this means:    

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Latest interactive map Covid data as Bude drops out of the dark blue

Good news! For the week ending November 20th, the interactive map is showing the following: Bude has had a drop in cases to 16, a rolling rate of 150, so no longer shows as dark blue on the map. Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly total cases 357, a rolling […]

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106 employees at Bodmin meat plant test positive for Covid

From Cornwall Council: 106 employees at the Kepak meat processing factory in Bodmin have tested positive for Covid-19 and are now self-isolating following swift action by the factory owners, Cornwall Council and Public Health England (PHE) South West. A total of 271 staff members have been tested over the past […]

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Christmas arrangements

This comes from the government. All four parts of the UK have signed off an aligned approach allowing up to three households to form a ‘Christmas bubble’ from December 23 to 27. Individuals will also be able to travel between tiers and across the whole of the UK without restriction […]

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Another Covid drop for Bude

The interactive map has now been updated to the 7 days ending 19th November and the number of Covid cases in Bude has dropped to 24, with the rolling rate reduced to 225. This is still above average but improving.  Total cases in Cornwall for the same period stand at […]

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Today’s Bude Covid update

Sitting at my desk watching the peachy clouds, looking at the Covid interactive map seems to be my new morning habit. So, here we go … Good news, Bude, but don’t rest on your laurels. The total cases for the 7 days to 18th November is down to 26 and […]

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PM publishes Covid winter plan

From the Government: The Prime Minister has published the government’s COVID Winter Plan, setting out the end of national restrictions and the steps ministers will take to help bring life back to normal by Spring. The plan seeks to bring the R below 1, find new ways of managing the […]

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Brief Covid Update Bude

Today’s look at the interactive map shows a little improvement. While Bude is still showing 33 cases in the 7 days to 17th November, there was only a rise of 2 new cases (6.5%) but Bude is still a Covid cluster,so we need to continue to be careful. The rolling […]

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Brief Covid update

A lot of people seem to be reading the updates we are providing on Covid-19 in Bude-Stratton and surrounding areas, so we will try to do a quick daily update from the interactive map. These figures are for 7 days ending 16th November as the stats lag behind. Good news […]

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