Another week, another Cornish festival

This one is a lot smaller than “Boardmasters” but Covid-19 is still likely to have a good time. So much for “enhanced response” – Owl

Latest rates of cases of Covid-19 in Devon and Cornwall show small decreases. The rates remain high when viewed in a national context.

www.bbc.co.uk

The figures show the number of coronavirus cases per 100,000 people in the seven days up to and including 29 August, with the previous week’s numbers in brackets.

The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

  • Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – 485 (down from 509)
  • Plymouth – 497 (down from 521)
  • Exeter – 360 (down from 380)
  • Mid Devon – 403 (down from 448)
  • East Devon – 380 (down from 385)
  • Torbay – 419 (down from 446)
  • Teignbridge – 407 (down from 420)
  • South Hams – 420 (up from 409)
  • West Devon – 374 (down from 387)
  • North Devon – 376 (down from 385)
  • Torridge – 375 (down from 397)

For comparison, the figure for England is 301.

There were 11 deaths in Devon and 6 in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly