Covid ‘cluster’ confirmed in Clyst, Exton and Lympstone ward – as well as six parts of Exeter

A coronavirus ‘cluster’ has been confirmed in the Clyst, Exton and Lympstone ward of East Devon – along with six areas of Exeter.

Public Health England statistics show that cases in the Pennsylvania and University area of the city now stand at 81.

There are further ‘clusters’ – where three or more cases have been confirmed in a week – in Central Exeter (16), St James Park and Hoopern (15), Pinhoe and Whipton North (four), St Leonard’s (four), and Middlemoor and Sowton (six).

Three Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the Clyst, Exton and Lympstone ward.

UPDATE: ‘Renewed efforts’ plea as Covid cases rocket in Exeter and rise further in East Devon

The Government’s latest data map includes lab-confirmed positive cases of coronavirus reported by October 2 – with specimen dates between September 24 and 30.

Figures are based on Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA) in England – broken down into zones of around 7,200 people.

Office for National Statistics figures show a total of 327 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in East Devon, where the infection rate is 223.5 per 100,000 people.

The number in Exeter stands at 617 with an infection rate of 469.5.

Devon’s total is 2,003 cases with an infection rate of 249.6.

A total of 430,843 cases have been confirmed in England. The infection rate nationally is 765.4 per 100,000 people.

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Another 11 Covid cases confirmed in East Devon – as weekly number in Exeter rises by 107

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