There were a further 1,829 cases of coronavirus recorded across Cornwall in the seven days to January 1, according to figures released today (January 6).
Newquay West reported more positive tests than any other area in that time, with 74.
Elsewhere, there were increases of 71 in St Columb Minor and Porth, 71 in Probus and Roseland, and 66 in Newquay East.
The highest infection rate for the seven-day period was recorded in Newquay West, with 999.6 cases per 100,000 people.
It was followed by rates of 975.2 in Truro South and Central, 886.5 in Probus and Roseland, 808.1 in St Columb Minor and Porth.
Across the UK, the death toll now stands at 77,346 and 2,836,801 have tested positive for coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
This represents an increase of 1,041 and 62,322 respectively in the past 24 hours.
|Area|| New positives
26-Dec to 01-Jan
| Rate per 100K
26-Dec to 01-Jan
|Altarnun & Stoke Climsland||15||176.5|
|Bude & Stratton||14||131.2|
|Callington & Pensilva||15||179.7|
|Camelford & Tresmeer||8||110.3|
|Crackington & Tintagel||5||69.5|
|Crowan, Wendron & Stithians||21||248.3|
|Dobwalls, Addington & Menheniot||13||146.9|
|Falmouth West & South||33||402.7|
|Grampound Road, St Newlyn East and Cubert||36||524.2|
|Gunnislake & Calstock||4||62|
|Illogan & Portreath||26||365.1|
|Kingsand, Antony & Maryfield||8||126.5|
|Lanreath, Pelynt & Polraun||8||101.9|
|Looe & Polperro||0||0|
|Lostwithiel & Penwithick||34||308.6|
|Marazion, St Erth & Gwinear Gwithian||13||135.1|
|Mevagissey & Polgooth||18||224.2|
|Mylor Bridge & Frogpool||17||275.3|
|Padstow & St Issey||27||379.4|
|Penzance South & Newlyn||10||168.7|
|Perranporth & Goonhavern||20||336.9|
|Ponsanooth, Mabe Burnthouse & Constantine||39||339.3|
|Pool & Illogan Highway||20||230.6|
|Porthleven, Breage & Praa Sands||19||274.1|
|Poundstock & Kilkhampton||6||79.4|
|Probus & Roseland||71||886.5|
|Roche & Goss Moor||28||354.7|
|Saltash Latchbrook & St Stephens||6||107.6|
|Saltash Town & Pillmere||20||281.5|
|Shortlanesend, Chacewater & Carnon Downs||46||508.8|
|St Agnes & Mount Hawke||37||442.1|
|St Austell Central||40||394.2|
|St Austell East & Carlyon Bay||37||375.1|
|St Austell North & Carclaze||32||437.6|
|St Breward, Tredethy & Lanivet||12||192.2|
|St Columb Major & St Mawgan||50||437.4|
|St Columb Minor & Porth||71||808.1|
|St Day & Lanner||32||525|
|St Germans & St Mellion||11||163.6|
|St Ives & Halsetown||28||402.5|
|St Just & Land’s End||0||0|
|St Neot & St Cleer||13||196.8|
|Towednack, Lelant & Carbis Bay||22||360.4|
|Trebetherick & Whitecross||20||355.2|
|Trewoon, Coombe & Foxhole||22||261.4|
|Truro South & Central||63||975.2|
|Tywardreath & Fowey||15||247.6|
|West Penwith & St Buryan||11||165.5|
More than 5,000 Covid-19 deaths occurred in the UK over Christmas and the new year, latest figures show.
A total of 5,085 people died from December 24 to January 1, all of whom had tested positive for Covid-19 within 28 days of their death.
This figure is likely to rise as further deaths are recorded.
The full death toll for this period, which includes everyone who had Covid-19 recorded on their death certificate, will not be known until later in January.
The latest figures, based just on people who died 28 days after testing positive, show that 546 deaths took place on Christmas Eve and 563 deaths occurred on Christmas Day.