Cornwall sees spike in Covid-19 cases and clusters

Cornwall has seen a further 62 positive coronavirus in the latest figures.

While the latest daily Covid-19 figures, released on Thursday, December 17, are down 14 from Wednesday’s daily total of 76 cases, it is a drastic rise from the previous week.

On Monday, December 7, the county saw 16 new cases recorded. On Tuesday, December 8, the county recorded just nine positive Covid-19 cases.

The latest figures, released by the Government, show the county has now seen a total of 4,206 positive coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

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The data is made up of the number of people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result, either lab-reported or from a lateral flow device, by specimen date.

Those who test positive more than once are only counted once, on the date of their first positive test.

The latest cluster data as of December 17, relating to coronavirus cases in the same seven-day-period between December 6 and December 12, shows Callington and Pensilva has the highest number of cases and the highest case rate.

The area has 13 cases with a rate of 155.7 cases per 100,000 people.

Gunnislake and Calstock has the second highest case rate, with 154.9 per 100,000 people, with 10 cases.

In comparison to the data for December 15, the county has seen a rise in the case rates – previously in Tuesday’s figures no area of Cornwall had a case rate over 85.4 per 100,000 people.

Now, there are two areas with a case rate over 150 and two over 100.

But despite the rise in case rate, no area of Cornwall has had more than 13 positive cases in the same seven-day-period.

Across the county, 47 areas are cluster free, which means they have between zero and two positive covid cases recorded in the same seven-day-period.

Altarnun & Stoke Climsland

0-2

0

Bodmin East

0-2

0

Bodmin West

0-2

0

Bude & Stratton

4

37.5

Callington & Pensilva

13

155.7

Camborne East

0-2

0

Camborne South

0-2

0

Camborne West

0-2

0

Camelford & Tresmeer

0-2

0

Crackington & Tintagel

0-2

0

Crowan, Wendron & Stithians

0-2

0

Dobwalls, Addington & Menheniot

0-2

0

Falmouth East

0-2

0

Falmouth North

0-2

0

Falmouth West & South

0-2

0

Grampound Road, St Newlyn East and Cubert

0-2

0

Gunnislake & Calstock

10

154.9

Hayle

4

39.4

Helston

3

24.7

Illogan & Portreath

3

42.1

Kingsand, Antony & Maryfield

0-2

0

Lanreath, Pelynt & Polraun

0-2

0

Launceston

0-2

0

Liskeard

6

102.5

Looe & Polperro

0-2

0

Lostwithiel & Penwithick

5

45.4

Marazion, St Erth & Gwinear Gwithian

4

41.6

Mevagissey & Polgooth

4

49.8

Mid Saltash

0-2

0

Mylor Bridge & Frogpool

7

113.4

Newquay East

6

60.2

Newquay West

3

40.5

Padstow & St Issey

0-2

0

Par

3

42.2

Penryn

3

36

Penzance North

0-2

0

Penzance Quay

3

45.1

Penzance South & Newlyn

4

67.5

Perranporth & Goonhavern

0-2

0

Ponsanooth, Mabe Burnthouse & Constantine

7

60.9

Pool & Illogan Highway

0-2

0

Porthleven, Breage & Praa Sands

0-2

0

Poundstock & Kilkhampton

0-2

0

Probus & Roseland

0-2

0

Redruth North

0-2

0

Redruth South

0-2

0

Roche & Goss Moor

4

50.7

Saltash Latchbrook & St Stephens

0-2

0

Saltash Town & Pillmere

0-2

0

Shortlanesend, Chacewater & Carnon Downs

0-2

0

St Agnes & Mount Hawke

0-2

0

St Austell Central

4

39.4

St Austell East & Carlyon Bay

4

40.6

St Austell North & Carclaze

4

54.7

St Breward, Tredethy & Lanivet

0-2

0

St Columb Major & St Mawgan

0-2

0

St Columb Minor & Porth

0-2

0

St Day & Lanner

0-2

0

St Germans & St Mellion

0-2

0

St Ives & Halsetown

4

57.5

St Just & Land’s End

0-2

0

St Neot & St Cleer

0-2

0

The Lizard

0-2

0

Torpoint

0-2

0

Towednack, Lelant & Carbis Bay

0-2

0

Trebetherick & Whitecross

3

53.3

Trewoon, Coombe & Foxhole

3

35.6

Truro East

0-2

0

Truro South & Central

4

61.9

Truro West

0-2

0

Tywardreath & Fowey

3

49.5

Wadebridge

0-2

0

West Penwith & St Buryan

0-2

0

Isles of Scilly

0-2

0

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