This post gives a link to the Covid-19 tracker app mentioned earlier.. It shows that there are 3,636 individuals in East Devon sufficiently community spirited and motivated to be providing daily data on any symptoms they might be exhibiting.
Around the UK there are 2m contributors.
As a result, and in the absence of any general NHS or Public Health data on who might be self isolating as well as seriously ill, the current estimate for East Devon infection rate is:
- # CONTRIBUTORS
- % OF PEOPLE WITH SYMPTOMATIC COVID (ESTIMATED)
This is around 4,100 individuals for East Devon, compared to official estimates of confirmed cases in Devon Local Authority of around 290 (Thursday)
The authorities simply aren’t in control.