Just two clusters showing new cases of Covid-19 remain in Cornwall - and they're neighbouring areas.

It's as the number of new cases over the course of a week dropped to 41 in the seven days leading up to May 7.

The most recent five days are not available due to incomplete data.

This was seven fewer than over the previous week, representing a 14.6% reduction.

It means the rolling rate of new cases is now averaging 7.2 cases per 100,000 people, compared to 8.4 cases per 100,000 a week ago, and 11.2 cases two weeks ago.


Just two cluster areas showing at least three new cases now remain on the government's dashboard map, compared to three a week ago.

They are neighbouring areas, the clusters being Marazion, St Erth & Gwinear Gwithian (4 cases, up two), and Hayle (3, plus one).

Falmouth Packet:

The three areas from last week no longer showing are: Camborne East, Penryn, and St Agnes & Mount Hawke.

With only small fluctuations it means that areas can drop off and reappear back on the map frequently.

The map only shows clusters when there are at least three confirmed results, with anywhere between zero and two cases showing white in order to "protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure."

Falmouth Packet:

The map shows positive cases by 'Middle Super Output Area' - the name the government gives to the break-up of larger towns and groups of neighbouring towns and villages, with groupings covering a greater area than others.

The minimum population in each area is 5,000 and the average is 7,200.