The number of daily Covid cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has fallen slightly again from a high peak on Sunday, however there has been one more death.

In the latest Covid round-up the number of daily cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly the figure has risen by 269 in the last 24 hours, which is ten lower than the 279 yesterday, 376 on Monday and 422 cases on Sunday.

The total number of people with at least one positive Covid-19 test result (either lab-reported or lateral flow device) in the most recent seven-day period given, which is on a delay, contiunes on an upward trend to 2,048 in the seven days leading up to July 16, up from 1,929 yesterday. The most recent five days is not given due to incomplete data.

This means the weekly case rate average on Tuesday stands at 358.2 cases per 100,000 people, up from 337.4 cases reported yesterday.

The overall total of cases in Cornwall since the start of the pandemic is now 21,528.

The daily number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of today (July 21), has gone up by 44,104.

This takes the total of cases since the start of the pandemic to over five million nationally since the start of the pandemic to 5,563,006.

NHS England hospital daily figures are now being published every weekday, rather than every day.

Today there has been one new death announced. The combined number of Covid-19 deaths in total in the Duchy’s hospitals since the start of the pandemic has now risen to 273.

It was recorded at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust on Monday July 19 bringing the total to 211, while at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust it remains at 62.


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The government update shows the overall number of deaths in Cornwall – including deaths in care homes and other settings – now stands at 475 in the 28 days after a positive test on the government dashboard.

The number of deaths in Cornwall simply with Covid-19 on the death certificate is now at 579 in the most recent data available. It shows three new deaths in the week leading up to Friday, July 9, the most recent date given.

The overall UK figures show that 73 more people have died within 28 days of their first positive test result. Total UK deaths within 28 days since the start of the pandemic stands at 128,896. These figures include people in care home and other settings.

Up to Tuesday, July 20 a total of 46,349,709 people in the UK have had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, while 36,404,566 have had their second dose.

In Cornwall it is 420,647 with their first dose and 340,761 with their second.