Covid update for our area

Yesterday’s interactive map was late being updated. These are the figures relating to the 7 days ending 9th January. The map shows how the pandemic is spreading in the UK.

Cases of Covid-19 in Cornwall to 9th January were 2046, while in Devon, they were 1767.

Some news reports today have suggested that Cornwall’s Tier 1 status in December has contributed to high numbers now.

There were 82 cases in Torridge.

Bude showed 11 cases, Poundstock and Kilkhampton 6, Welcombe, Bradworthy and Holsworthy 10 and Hartland Coast 5.  Crackington & Tintagel had 6, but Camelford and Tresmeer 24, while Launceston had 25.

There are numerous clusters in Cornwall, mainly around Bodmin, Wadebridge, Truro and Newquay.

Data up to 13th January shows nationwide that 2,494,371 people have now received a vaccination. The estimated R rate in the SW as a whole as of 8th January was 1.1 to 1.5.  Here is more specific data for Bude and Cornwall.

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