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210717 | No part of Cornwall now Covid cluster free amid large spikes in some areas

17th July

No part of Cornwall now Covid cluster free amid large spikes in some areas

No part of Cornwall now Covid cluster free amid large spikes in some areas

No part of Cornwall now Covid cluster free amid large spikes in some areas

Every part of Cornwall now has at least three new cases of Covid-19 after figures rose over the latest seven-day period.

West Cornwall has seen some big rises this week, including Penzance where cases across the town as a whole have gone from 34 to to 74 in seven days. It is is made up of three cluster areas: Penzance North (34 cases, up 20), Penzance South & Newlyn (12, up four) and Penzance Quay (28, up ten).

Not far away, Hayle has seen cases rise from 11 to 38 in the same time period.

Falmouth is another area that has started to see cases rise again, although not at the same rate as after the G7 and half term. Figures in its three cluster areas are now: Falmouth West & South (38, up five), Falmouth East (31, up ten) and Falmouth North (37, up 12).

Some of the highest case figures can be found in Newquay and the surrounding area though. The town has a combined 127 cases (Newquay West 54, up 22 and Newquay East 73, up 35), while St Columb Minor & Porth has 46 cases (up nine) and St Columb Major & St Mawgan 38 (up 15).

West/Mid Cornwall Covid

Further up the Duchy, Wadebridge has seen cases rise from eight to 32.

All figures relate to new cases recorded across the seven days leading up July 12, the most recent data given, with the most recent five days not shown due to being incomplete.

It's as Cornwall and Isles of Scilly recorded a total of 1,320 cases during the same time period - 325 more than the previous week, marking a rise of 32.7%.

The case rate is now averaging 230.8 cases per 100,000 people, compared to 174.4 cases per 100,000 people last Saturday.

It means that the map of Cornwall has gone from mid blue to dark blue in the case rate colour scheme - just two down from the highest level.

Mid/East Cornwall

The map shows positive cases by 'Middle Super Output Area' - the name the government gives to the break-up of larger towns and groups of neighbouring towns and villages, with groupings covering a greater area than others.

The minimum population in each area is 5,000 and the average is 7,200.

Clusters are only shown when there are three or more new cases reported at any one time.

Anywhere with between zero and two cases shows white in order to "protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure", the accompanying information states.


The full list of clusters now on the map is:

St Just & Land's End 12

West Penwith & St Buryan 20

Penzance South & Newlyn 12

Penzance North 34

Penzance Quay 28

Towednack, Lelant & Carbis Bay 14

St Ives & Halsetown 28

Hayle 38

Marazion, St Erth & Gwinear Gwithian 20

Porthleven, Breage & Praa Sands 12

Helston 36

The Lizard 10

Ponsanooth, Mabe Burnthouse & Constantine 19

Falmouth West & South 38

Falmouth East 31

Falmouth North 37

Penryn 25

Crowan, Wendron & Stithians 13

Camborne West 10

Camborne South 9

Camborne East 15

Pool & Illogan Highway 13

Illogan & Portreath 13

Redruth North 13

Redruth South 11

St Day & Lanner 10

Mylor Bridge & Frogpool 9

Shortlanesend, Chacewater & Carnon Downs 15

Truro West 28

Truro South & Central 16

Truro East 18

St Agnes & Mount Hawke 15

Perranporth & Goonhavern 24

Grampound Road, St Newlyn East and Cubert 20

Probus & Roseland 21

Mevagissey & Polgooth 9

Trewoon, Coombe & Foxhole 20

Newquay West 54

Newquay East 73

St Columb Minor & Porth 46

St Columb Major & St Mawgan 38

Roche & Goss Moor 27

St Austell North & Carclaze 7

St Austell Central 17

St Austell East & Carlyon Bay 13

Par 11

Tywardreath & Fowey 9

Lanreath, Pelynt & Polraun 5

Lostwithiel & Penwithick 13

Bodmin West 5

Bodmin East 18

St Breward, Tredethy & Lanivet 3

Trebetherick & Whitecross 9

Wadebridge 32

Padstow & St Issey 21

Dobwalls, Addington & Menheniot 25

Liskeard 8

St Germans & St Mellion 7

Kingsand, Antony & Maryfield 25

Torpoint 17

Mid Saltash 16

Saltash Town & Pillmere 18

Saltash Latchbrook & St Stephens 12

Callington & Pensilva 7

Gunnislake & Calstock 4

St Neot & St Cleer 7

Altarnun & Stoke Climsland 14

Launceston 13

Camelford & Tresmeer 6

Crackington & Tintagel 7

Poundstock & Kilkhampton 5

Bude & Stratton 6

Looe & Polperro 6

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