Covid cluster map of Exeter and East Devon shows improving areas

The latest official daily data shows there have been 22 new daily cases of coronavirus in Exeter and 24 across East Devon.

Paul Greaves www.devonlive.com

Figures released on Thursday, November 5 which have details over the seven days up to October 31 reveal there has now been 2,057 people in the city that have tested positive for Covid-19, with 22 of these being new cases.

In the South West, there have been 1,215 new cases, bringing the region’s cumulative total to 48,329 positive cases.

Former Covid hotspots in Exeter continue to see a decline in infection rates, with the overall picture for the city showing a slight downward trend.

The seven–day rolling rate of new cases up to October 31 gives a picture of which neighbourhoods in Exeter and East Devon have the most infections.

Exeter and East Devon Covid map up to October 31

Exeter and East Devon Covid map up to October 31

While Pennsylvania & University in Exeter still has the city’s highest number of confirmed cases – 29 – this has significantly decreased from the 72 reported on October 16.

The area with the second highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Devon is St James Park & Hoopern with 26 while Middlemoor & Sowton has 16.

Areas to see a slight increase include Starcross & Exminster and St Thomas West.

East Devon has reported 24 new cases up to November 5 with infections currently rising slightly overall with 152 currently active.

A closer look at the cluster map reveals Cranbrook, Broadclyst and Stoke Canon to have the highest rolling number of cases with 21. This, however, is down by 3 on the last count.

Exmouth Withycombe and Raleigh have seen an increase of seven.

See the map here.

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