Numbers of positive Covid cases have risen in Cornwall in the 7 days to the 15th August.
The number of cases hit 2232, up by 173. The case rate per 100,000 is 387.8
In Devon, cases rose to 3037, up by 181, a case rate of 374.6.
Bude & Stratton cases numbered 38, a case rate of 356.2, while Launceston had 50, a case rate of 458.0
Holsworthy, Bradworthy and Welcombe had 36, a case rate of 355.3, while Poundstock and Kilkhampton had 25, a case rate of 330.8
In Cornwall, 953 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 20 August 2021.
Between 14 August 2021 and 20 August 2021, 3,601 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows an increase of 60.0% compared to the previous 7 days.
Meanwhile, vaccines in Cornwall are as follows:
426,026 people had been given a first dose by the end of 19 August 2021.
378,510 people had been given a second dose by the end of 19 August 2021.
3 people with coronavirus went into hospital in North Devon on 15 August 2021.
Between 9 August 2021 and 15 August 2021, 13 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows an increase of 18.2% compared to the previous 7 days.
There were 14 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 17 August 2021.
Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.
There were 2 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 17 August 2021.
The R Value in the SW is between 0.9 to 1.2.