Bude is back in the blue (high) on the interactive map, for the period of 7 days to 30th December.
With an increase of 8 (133.3%), new cases totalled 14 in Bude and Stratton area. The Town Council has closed public buildings such as The Castle as of today.
Overall in Cornwall, cases hit 1578 (a 184.3% increase). Cases in Devon have also risen to 1223 (a 4.4% rise) for the period.
This comes as Boris Johnson is expected to announce this evening more restrictive measures for England.
To put things into a more national context, the following chart comes from The Guardian. The news isn’t great despite the advent of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine starting its roll out today.