Area breakdown was Devon’s Covid-19 cases rise by over 1,500

A further 1,531 cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Devon in the seven days to January 1, according to figures released today (January 6).

In that time, Cullompton reported more positive tests than any other area, with 50.

Elsewhere, there were increases of 44 in St Thomas West, 34 in Cranbrook, Broadclyst and Stoke Canon, and 32 Middlemoor and Sowton.

The highest infection rate over the seven day period was recorded St Thomas West, where there were 604.8 cases per 100,000 people.

It was followed by 568.5 in Cullompton, 435.8 in Alphington and Marsh Barton, and 373.7 in Loddiswell and Dartington.

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
Axminster 5 53.7
Budleigh Salterton 7 112.6
Clyst, Exton & Lympstone 8 117
Cranbrook, Broadclyst & Stoke Canon 34 252.6
Dunkesewell, Upottery & Stockland 17 292.8
Exmouth Brixington 13 200.7
Exmouth Halsdon 12 173
Exmouth Littleham 24 319.4
Exmouth Town 8 108.3
Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh 20 269.8
Feniton & Whimple 24 274
Honiton North & East 6 99.2
Honiton South & West 17 309
Kilmington, Colyton & Uplyme 6 71.9
Ottery St Mary & West Hill 29 325.6
Poppleford, Otterton & Woodbury 3 48.8
Seaton 5 66.4
Sidbury, Offwell & Beer 4 74.1
Sidmouth Sidford 0 0
Sidmouth Town 0 0
Alphington & Marsh Barton 32 435.8
Central Exeter 16 132.4
Countess Wear & Topsham 17 220.4
Exwick & Foxhayes 22 290.8
Heavitree East & Whipton South 13 172.4
Heavitree West & Polsloe 13 152.3
Middlemoor & Sowton 32 255
Mincinglake & Beacon Heath 7 99.7
Pennsylvania & University 9 77.4
Pinhoe & Whipton North 23 245.5
St James’s Park & Hoopern 8 83.5
St Leonard’s 23 342.3
St Thomas East 21 256.6
St Thomas West 44 604.8
Wonford & St Loye’s 19 229.3
Bampton, Holcombe & Westleigh 15 219.1
Bow, Lapford & Yeoford 7 109.9
Bradninch, Silverton & Thorverton 26 310.9
Crediton 6 75.7
Cullompton 50 568.5
Morchard Bishop, Copplestone & Newton St Cyres 9 121.3
Tiverton East 9 121
Tiverton North & Outer 25 287.8
Tiverton West 10 158.5
Uffculme & Hemyock 17 248.6
Willand, Sampford Peverell & Halberton 10 136.6
Barnstaple Central 7 110.4
Barnstaple Pilton 8 137.2
Barnstaple South 14 157.5
Barnstaple Sticklepath 7 118.7
Bishop’s Nympton, Witheridge & Chulmleigh 8 117.2
Bratton Fleming, Goodleigh & Kings Heanton 4 65
Braunton 17 180.2
Fremington & Instow 12 187.6
Ilfracombe East 4 74.3
Ilfracombe West 5 84.7
Lynton & Combe Martin 4 73
Roundswell & Landkey 20 216.3
South Molton 16 160.5
Woolacombe, Georgeham & Croyde 3 55.6
Chillington, Torcross & Stoke Fleming 5 88.3
Dartmouth 10 184.3
Ivybridge 26 221.1
Kingsbridge 11 169.3
Loddiswell & Dartington 27 373.7
Marldon, Stoke Gabriel & Kingswear 13 173.5
Salcombe, Malborough & Thurlestone 11 213
South Brent & Cornwood 5 60.1
Totnes Town 9 101.8
Wembury, Brixton & Newton Ferrers 11 162.4
Woolwell & Lee Mill 12 195.6
Yealmpton, Modbury & Aveton Gifford 10 129.8
Ashburton & Buckfastleigh 9 112
Bishopsteignton & Shaldon 9 134.4
Chudleigh & Bovey Tracey 11 112.8
Dawlish North 14 164.7
Dawlish South 5 74.5
Heathfield & Liverton 21 325.5
Ipplepen & Broadhempston 5 89
Kingskerswell 17 276.6
Kingsteignton 14 157.2
Moretonhampstead, Lustleigh & East Dartmoor 10 170
Newton Abbot, Broadlands & Wolborough 7 121.4
Newton Abbot, Highweek 9 146.3
Newton Abbot, Milber & Buckland 6 107.1
Newton Abbot, Town Centre 7 111.9
Ogwell, Mile End & Teigngrace 15 178.8
Starcross & Exminster 24 277.8
Tedburn, Shillingford & Higher Ashton 14 260.1
Teignmouth North 3 35.4
Teignmouth South 9 132.2
Appledore & Northam North 0 0
Bideford North 11 184.6
Bideford South & East 16 124.9
Great Torrington 7 117.1
Hartland Coast 8 122.9
Holsworthy, Bradworthy & Welcombe 10 98.7
Shebbear, Cookworthy & Broadheath 3 42.4
Westward Ho! & Northam South 10 156.7
Winkleigh & High Bickington 13 177.8
Bere Alston, Buckland Monachorum & Yelverton 5 78.9
Chagford, Princetown & Dartmoor 13 187.2
Hatherleigh, Exbourne & North Tawton 6 62.2
Horrabridge & Mary Tavy 7 115.4
Lifton, Lamerton & Bridestowe 17 255.7
Okehampton 9 118.3
Tavistock 17 135.5
Babbacombe & Plainmoor 7 124.6
Blatchcombe & Blagdon 9 74.7
Brixham Town 13 137.4
Chelston, Cockington & Livermead 18 164.5
Churston & Galmpton 7 103.4
Clifton & Maidenway 11 154.7
Ellacombe 8 137.2
Goodrington & Roselands 7 97.9
Higher Brixham 8 106.3
Paignton Central 5 52.4
Preston & Shorton 15 170
Shiphay & the Willows 9 85.1
St Marychurch & Maidencombe 14 242.2
Torquay Central 16 210.3
Upton & Hele 5 78
Watcombe 3 41.5
Wellswood 11 140.2

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.

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