Covid numbers still on rise in Cornwall

In the 7 days to 29th June, 1040 cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Bude and Stratton area only recorded 4 cases with surrounding areas (apart from Poundstock and Kilkhampton parish) higher. This had risen to 1053 positive cases by 4th July. 148 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 4 July 2021.

Between 28 June 2021 and 4 July 2021, 1,053 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 21.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

Hotspots in Cornwall now include St ColumbMajor and St Mawgam, St Austell Central, and all parts of Falmouth. Things have calmed down a tad in St Ives.

Between 21 June 2021 and 27 June 2021, only 1 went into hospital with coronavirus. There were 2 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 29 June 2021. None were on mechanical ventilators. There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 4 July 2021, but between 28 June 2021 and 4 July 2021, there were 2 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test.

The R rate remains high 1.3 to 1.6 with a daily infection growth rate range of +5% to +8% as of 2 July 2021.

An R value of 1.3 means that, on average, every 10 people infected will infect between 11 and 13 other people. A growth rate of between 5% and 8% means that the number of new infections is growing by between 5% and 8% every day.

Info from the Government.

 

 

 

 

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