Covid update SW

Well, it seems that like everywhere else in the country, the Covid figures are rising in much of Cornwall and Devon.

In the seven days to 15th October, Cornwall’s figures were 3174, a case rate of 551.5 per 100,000.

Devon figures were 3671, a case rate of 452.8.

At a more local level, Bude and Stratton had 69 cases, a case rate of 651, above average for the UK.

Poundstock and Kiilkhampton also had 69 cases, a rate of 651

Holsworthy, Bradworthy and Welcombe area had 45 cases, a rate of 591. Hartland Coast had 32, 491.3.

The worst hit areas in Cornwall are around Camborne, St Blazey, Fowey, St Erth and Marazion.

Cases in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

457 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 20 October 2021.

Between 14 October 2021 and 20 October 2021, 3,055 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of -3.7% compared to the previous 7 days, but half-term is almost upon us.

 

Vaccinations in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

441,425 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 October 2021.

415,416 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 October 2021.

 

Healthcare in Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

 

4 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 10 October 2021.

Between 4 October 2021 and 10 October 2021, 12 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 100.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 15 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 12 October 2021.

There was 1 coronavirus patient in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 12 October 2021.

 

Deaths in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

There were 2 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 20 October 2021.

Between 14 October 2021 and 20 October 2021, there have been 7 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 75.0% compared to the previous 7 days.

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