Covid cases increased in 30 areas of Cornwall

The latest coronavirus cluster data published by the Government and Public Health England shows that a majority of Cornwall is seeing falls in the number of infections.

It shows that a majority of areas are starting to see small reductions in the numbers of people infected with the coronavirus for the week of January 25 to January 31.

However, in 30 areas, there has been a mostly small increase in the number of cases, with the highest increases seen in Penryn (nine new cases), and Trewoon, Coombe and Foxhole (six new cases) representing the largest single-day increases while Falmouth North, Hayle, Helston and Penzance Quay all show increases of three cases each.

The largest number of cases still remained in Lostwithiel and Penwithick and Bodmin East, which both have 43 cases each, while Tywardreath and Fowey saw an increase of one case to a total of 35.

The ten areas of Cornwall with the largest number of cases were Lostwithiel and Penwithick (43), Bodmin East (43), Tywardreath and Fowey (35), St Day and Lanner (30), Truro West (26), Altarnun and Stoke Climsland (25), Roche and Goss Moor (24), Bodmin West (23), Looe and Polperro (22) and Camborne West (21).

One area, Torpoint, recorded new cases meaning it is now classified as a “cluster” – an area with three or more cases – with a total of three cases, while six areas of Cornwall currently report less than three cases meaning they are classified as having 0-2 cases. These areas are Bude and Stratton, Crackington and Tintagel, Gunnislake and Calstock, Kingsand, Antony and Maryfield, Poundstock and Kilkhampton and St Germans and St Mellion.

Coronavirus cases in Cornwall- week ending January 31

Areas with less than three cases are displayed as zero on the data as the Government do not release data for areas with 0-2 cases to protect individuals identities.

Area Name Cases Rate per 100k Difference
Lostwithiel & Penwithick 43 390.2 1
Bodmin East 43 509.4 -1
Tywardreath & Fowey 35 577.8 1
St Day & Lanner 30 492.2 -1
Truro West 26 247.8 0
Altarnun & Stoke Climsland 25 294.2 -3
Roche & Goss Moor 24 304.1 3
Bodmin West 23 287.6 2
Looe & Polperro 22 440.4 -1
Camborne West 21 301.3 -2
Camborne East 20 233.3 1
Helston 19 156.2 3
Redruth North 18 242.6 -2
Truro East 17 199.7 0
Redruth South 17 210.4 -3
Launceston 16 146.5 0
Penzance Quay 15 225.5 3
Marazion, St Erth & Gwinear Gwithian 15 155.9 0
West Penwith & St Buryan 15 225.7 -1
St Austell North & Carclaze 15 205.1 -2
The Lizard 14 145.4 1
Lanreath, Pelynt & Polraun 14 178.3 0
Par 14 196.9 0
St Austell Central 13 128.1 0
Grampound Road, St Newlyn East and Cubert 13 189.3 -3
St Columb Minor & Porth 12 136.6 1
St Neot & St Cleer 12 181.7 1
Newquay West 12 162.1 0
Penzance North 12 144.9 0
Shortlanesend, Chacewater & Carnon Downs 12 132.7 -4
Dobwalls, Addington & Menheniot 11 124.3 1
Ponsanooth, Mabe Burnthouse & Constantine 11 95.7 1
Porthleven, Breage & Praa Sands 11 158.7 1
Camborne South 11 149.7 0
Trebetherick & Whitecross 11 195.4 0
Wadebridge 11 154.9 0
Hayle 10 98.6 3
Penzance South & Newlyn 10 168.7 2
Probus & Roseland 10 124.9 0
Truro South & Central 10 154.8 0
St Agnes & Mount Hawke 10 119.5 -1
St Austell East & Carlyon Bay 10 101.4 -2
Trewoon, Coombe & Foxhole 9 106.9 6
Pool & Illogan Highway 9 103.8 2
Callington & Pensilva 9 107.8 1
Camelford & Tresmeer 8 110.3 2
Newquay East 8 80.3 1
Penryn 7 83.9 9
Illogan & Portreath 7 98.3 1
Mylor Bridge & Frogpool 7 113.4 0
Padstow & St Issey 7 98.4 0
St Breward, Tredethy & Lanivet 7 112.1 0
Crowan, Wendron & Stithians 7 82.8 -1
Falmouth North 6 76.4 3
St Ives & Halsetown 6 86.3 1
Mevagissey & Polgooth 6 74.7 0
Falmouth West & South 5 61 1
Saltash Town & Pillmere 5 70.4 1
Falmouth East 5 71.4 0
St Columb Major & St Mawgan 4 35 1
St Just & Land’s End 4 71.4 0
Saltash Latchbrook & St Stephens 4 71.7 -1
Liskeard 3 51.2 2
Towednack, Lelant & Carbis Bay 3 49.1 2
Mid Saltash 3 54.8 1
Perranporth & Goonhavern 3 50.5 1
Torpoint 3 57.5 -3
Bude & Stratton 0 0 0
Crackington & Tintagel 0 0 0
Gunnislake & Calstock 0 0 0
Kingsand, Antony & Maryfield 0 0 0
Poundstock & Kilkhampton 0 0 0
St Germans & St Mellion 0 0 0

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