Area-by-area breakdown as Covid-19 cases rise by 1,939 in Cornwall

A further 1,939 cases of coronavirus recorded across Cornwall in the week to January 3, according to Government figures released today (January 8).

Newquay West and Newquay East both reported more positive tests than any other area in that time, with 68 each.

Elsewhere, there were increases of 65 in St Columb Minor and Porth, 62 in Truro East, and 61 in Hayle.

The highest infection rate for the seven-day period was recorded in Newquay West, with 918.5 cases per 100,000 people.

This was followed by rates of 866.9 in Truro South and Central, 739.8 in St Columb Minor and Porth, and 728.4 in Truro East.

Across the UK, the death toll now stands at 79,833 and 2,957,472 people have tested positive for Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

This represents an increase of 1,325 and 68,053 respectively in the past 24 hours.

It is the highest number of UK deaths reported on a single day since the outbreak began.

Area New positives
28-Dec to 03-Jan
Rate per 100K
28-Dec to 03-Jan
Altarnun & Stoke Climsland 14 164.7
Bodmin East 31 367.2
Bodmin West 35 437.6
Bude & Stratton 12 112.5
Callington & Pensilva 29 347.4
Camborne East 29 338.4
Camborne South 18 244.9
Camborne West 18 258.2
Camelford & Tresmeer 17 234.4
Crackington & Tintagel 8 111.2
Crowan, Wendron & Stithians 19 224.6
Dobwalls, Addington & Menheniot 22 248.6
Falmouth East 32 457.1
Falmouth North 29 369.4
Falmouth West & South 36 439.3
Grampound Road, St Newlyn East and Cubert 37 538.8
Gunnislake & Calstock 4 62
Hayle 61 601.3
Helston 34 279.6
Illogan & Portreath 23 323
Kingsand, Antony & Maryfield 6 94.9
Lanreath, Pelynt & Polraun 11 140.1
Launceston 26 238.1
Liskeard 17 290.4
Looe & Polperro 0 0
Lostwithiel & Penwithick 41 372.1
Marazion, St Erth & Gwinear Gwithian 22 228.6
Mevagissey & Polgooth 15 186.8
Mid Saltash 26 474.6
Mylor Bridge & Frogpool 22 356.3
Newquay East 68 682.3
Newquay West 68 918.5
Padstow & St Issey 18 253
Par 24 337.6
Penryn 24 287.8
Penzance North 15 181.1
Penzance Quay 24 360.8
Penzance South & Newlyn 16 269.9
Perranporth & Goonhavern 29 488.5
Ponsanooth, Mabe Burnthouse & Constantine 43 374.1
Pool & Illogan Highway 17 196
Porthleven, Breage & Praa Sands 15 216.4
Poundstock & Kilkhampton 11 145.5
Probus & Roseland 51 636.8
Redruth North 32 431.2
Redruth South 20 247.5
Roche & Goss Moor 28 354.7
Saltash Latchbrook & St Stephens 13 233.1
Saltash Town & Pillmere 23 323.8
Shortlanesend, Chacewater & Carnon Downs 35 387.2
St Agnes & Mount Hawke 40 477.9
St Austell Central 35 344.9
St Austell East & Carlyon Bay 29 294
St Austell North & Carclaze 31 423.9
St Breward, Tredethy & Lanivet 19 304.4
St Columb Major & St Mawgan 45 393.6
St Columb Minor & Porth 65 739.8
St Day & Lanner 36 590.6
St Germans & St Mellion 14 208.2
St Ives & Halsetown 24 345
St Just & Land’s End 6 107.1
St Neot & St Cleer 12 181.7
The Lizard 27 280.4
Torpoint 13 249.3
Towednack, Lelant & Carbis Bay 29 475.1
Trebetherick & Whitecross 20 355.2
Trewoon, Coombe & Foxhole 30 356.5
Truro East 62 728.4
Truro South & Central 56 866.9
Truro West 38 362.2
Tywardreath & Fowey 17 280.7
Wadebridge 14 197.2
West Penwith & St Buryan 9 135.4

A third vaccine in the fight against coronavirus has been approved for use in the UK today (January 8).

The jab, from US biotech firm Moderna, has been given the green light by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) –  joining the vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca.

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