Cornwall’s COVID-19 map reveals eleven new cluster areas

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The most recent COVID-19 cluster map shows there have been eleven new coronavirus clusters in Cornwall.As of yesterday (Friday October 9), there have been three new cases in Wadebridge, two new positive cases of Coronavirus at The Lizard and one new case in the Probus & Roseland, Pool & Illogan Highway and Altarnun & Stoke Climsland areas.

Additionally, eleven new clusters have formed, as at least three confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in St Just & Land’s End, Penzance North, Redruth South, Padstow and St Issey, Par, Roche and Goss Moor, St Agnes and Mount Hawkw, Hayle, Lostwithiel & Penwithick and Penryn – all of whom had no recorded cases yesterday.

The COVID-19 cluster map uses data from Public Health England’s Second Generation Surveillance System (SGSS) to show pockets of Cornwall where coronavirus cases are on the rise. To do this, the map highlights areas of the city that have three or more confirmed cases of the virus and coordinates the color of the areas based on the number of cases.

The map is divided into areas – officially known as Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA) – and each area is colored a certain shade of blue, depending on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in that area.

The darker the blue in the image, the more positive the cases.

There have been a total of 1,634 cases in Cornwall since the pandemic began yesterday.

Latest clusters confirmed for Cornwall on October 10

Note: The COVID cluster map is a few days late; Today’s map shows the numbers of clusters from September 30 to October 6:

The numbers recorded on yesterday’s COVID cluster map are in parentheses.



Cornwall COVID-19 cluster map reveals new clusters across the county

The lizard: 11 (instead of 9)

Probus & Roseland: 8 (instead of 7)

Illogan swimming pool and road: 7 (instead of 6)

Wadebridge: 6 (instead of 3)

Camborne East: 5 (instead of 6)

Shortlanesend, Chacewater & Carnon Downs: 5 (au lieu de 5)

Camborne South: 4 (instead of 7)

Penryn: 4 (instead of 0)

Redruth North: 4 (instead of 4)

Lostwithiel & Penwithick: 4 (au lieu de 0)

Hayle: 4 (instead of 0)

St Agnes & Mount Hawke: 4 (au lieu de 0)

Roche & Goss Moor: 4 (instead of 0)

By: 4 (was 0)

Saltash Town & Pillmere: 4 (instead of 5)

Altarnun & Stoke Climsland: 4 (instead of 3)

St Germans & St Mellion: 3 (au lieu de 3)

Padstow and St Issey: 3 (instead of 0)

Redruth South: 3 (instead of 0)

Falmouth West & South: 3 (instead of 0)

Crowan, Wendron and Stithians: 3 (instead of 3)

Ponsanooth, Mabe Burnthouse and Constantine: 3 (instead of 3)

Penzance North: 3 (instead of 0)

St Just & Land’s End: 3 (au lieu de 0)

Isles of Scilly: 3 (up from 3)

The update comes as a new coronavirus death is confirmed in Cornwall.

On Saturday, the NHS Coronavirus Daily File, which shows the number of people who have died in hospital in England either after testing positive for COVID-19 or after mentioning COVID-19 on their death certificate, reports that a individual died at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro during the last reporting period.

This means that the person died between 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 8 and 4 p.m. on Friday, October 9.

Nationally, the update today shows that another 60 people, who have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths in hospitals across England to 30439. The patients ranged from 41 to 93 years old. All but five (aged 72 to 86) had known underlying health problems.

There have now been 212 coronavirus deaths in the county and 1,634 confirmed cases in Cornwall since the start of the pandemic, including 39 new cases reported yesterday.

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