Coronavirus cases down, but deaths and hospitalised remain steady

Here are the latest Government Statistics for the South Somerset area, updated to 4 pm 30 January (Local Stats are up to 25 January, the latest available)

Confirmed cases

There were 44 new people with a confirmed positive test result reported on 30January 2021. (16 January:48)

Between 24 January 2021 and 30 January 2021, 317 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of 27.6% compared to the previous 7 days.

 Deaths

There was 2 new death within 28 days of a positive test for Coronavirus reported on 30 January 2021.(16 January:1)

Total number of people who have died within 28 days of testing positive for Coronavirus as of 15 January 2021 was 113.(5 January:101)

Closer to home:

Positive Covid tests in Wincanton, Cheriton, Charlton Horethorne (includes Horsington Marsh): 7 Days to 25 January: 8 (11 January:20)

Templecombe, Henstridge, Milborne Port (Includes Horsington Village):7 days to 25 January: 9 (11 January:16).

Yeovil Hospital: on  30 January 7 January there were 62 patients in  hospital (16 January :60) of which 4 were on ventilation (16 January :7).

Vaccinations

Milborne Port surgery reports:

Vaccinations are being delivered according to priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). Milborne Port Surgery is working with other local practices (Queen Camel Medical Centre, Bruton Surgery, Millbrook Surgery in Castle Cary and Wincanton Health Centre) to deliver vaccinations at Wincanton Community Hospital and the Bath and West Showground

When it is the right time for you to receive your vaccination, you will receive an invitation to come forward. 

Please do not call the surgery to try to book a vaccination and please do not turn up at a vaccination site without an appointment

To check our local Coronavirus status, click here

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