Worst coronavirus hotspots for each part of Devon identified

A further 350 people have tested positive for coronavirus across Devon, the latest figures show.

Remember that, sadly, about 20% of all Covid-19 cases in Devon in the last week have been in care homes. – Owl

Katie Timms www.devonlive.com 

Government data as of 4pm on Sunday showed the Devon local authority area recorded 180 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24-hour reporting period.

The area now has now had 16,116 positive cases.

Torbay saw a further 38 cases recorded, bringing its total cases from when the pandemic began, to 3,038.

Plymouth saw a further 132 cases, bringing its overall total to 7,166.

The whole county has now seen 26,365 positive cases since the pandemic began.

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 January 17, relating to coronavirus cases in the same seven-day-period between January 6 and December 12, shows Exmouth Littleham has the highest case rate in the county.

The area of East Devon has 57 cases in the same seven-day-period, equating to a rate of 758.6 cases per 100,000 people.

We’ve taken the highest cluster case rate from each area.

Torbay’s highest case rate is Babbacombe and Plainmoor, with 32 cases and a rate of 569.4 cases per 100,000 people.

Cullompton in Mid Devon has 568.5 cases per 100,000 people, with 50 cases in the same seven-day-period.

Dartmouth in South Hams has 29 cases for the latest seven-day-period, equating to a rate of 534.4.

Plymouth’s area with the highest case rate is Ernesettle, with 32 cases and a rate of 526.5.

St Thomas West in Exeter has a rate of 508.6 per 100,000 people, with 37 recorded cases.

Newton Abbot, Highweek in Teignbridge has 31 recorded cases, with a rate of 504.1.

Westward Ho! and Northam South in Torridge has 18 recorded cases and a case rate of 282.1.

North Devon’s area with the highest case rate is Lynton and Combe Martin, with 255.3 cases per 100,000 people. It has recorded 14 cases between January 6 and January 12.

No area is cluster free, which means the area has between zero and two positive covid cases recorded in the same seven-day-period.

The cluster figures for each area can be found below.

The local authority is listed in bold, followed by the MSOA (Middle layer Super Output Area), new positive cases between January 6 and January 12 and then the rate per 100,000 people in the same seven-day-period. See www.devonlive.com  for the full listing for the remaining districts, Exeter and Plymouth.

East Devon

Axminster

15

161

Budleigh Salterton

14

225.2

Clyst, Exton & Lympstone

7

102.4

Cranbrook, Broadclyst & Stoke Canon

32

237.7

Dunkesewell, Upottery & Stockland

13

223.9

Exmouth Brixington

20

308.8

Exmouth Halsdon

19

273.9

Exmouth Littleham

57

758.6

Exmouth Town

26

352

Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh

12

161.9

Feniton & Whimple

31

353.9

Honiton North & East

24

396.8

Honiton South & West

21

381.7

Kilmington, Colyton & Uplyme

19

227.5

Ottery St Mary & West Hill

32

359.3

Poppleford, Otterton & Woodbury

5

81.3

Seaton

8

106.2

Sidbury, Offwell & Beer

6

111.2

Sidmouth Sidford

8

113.8

Sidmouth Town

3

57.3

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