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Thirty Covid-related deaths have been recorded in East Devon in a fortnight – with case ‘clusters’ of the virus identified in all but one of the district’s wards. Devon was today (Wednesday, December 30) moved up to Tier 3 of the Government’s pandemic restrictions. County health chiefs say a rise in cases among all age groups meant the move was ‘inevitable’. Seaton is the only part of East Devon where a coronavirus ‘cluster’ has not currently been identified. Nineteen wards – spanning Exmouth, Honiton, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Ottery St Mary, Axminster and Cranbrook – currently have three or more Covid…

A further 154 coronavirus cases have been confirmed across the East Devon in the last week – with another 111 in Exeter. And ‘clusters’ of the virus remain in all but two areas of the district and all but one of the wards in the city. The new cases recorded in East Devon represent an increase of five when compared to the previous seven days. Exeter’s number is a decrease of 38. Eighteen wards in East Devon – spanning Exmouth, Honiton, Budleigh Salterton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton, and Cranbrook – currently have three or more coronavirus infections. Clyst, Exton and…

The number of new Covid-19 cases across East Devon and Exeter has dropped in a week – but ‘clusters’ of the virus remain in every ward of both areas. Government figures show a further 180 infections have been confirmed across the district in the last seven days, and 141 in the city. The new cases recorded in East Devon represent a decrease of 64 when compared to the previous week. Exeter’s number is a decrease of 79. All 20 wards in East Devon – spanning Exmouth, Honiton, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton, and Cranbrook – currently have three…

A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital suffering serious leg injuries on Tuesday evening (November 17) after a car and a cyclist were involved in a crash at Sidbury. Police said the crash happened at around 7.30pm on Sidbury Hill, closing the road for several hours. The air ambulance flew the casualty to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. The road was reopened at around midnight, police said. A Devon and Cornwall Police spokeswoman said: “Police were informed of a collision between a car and a cyclist on Sidbury Hill, Sidbury, yesterday evening at about 7.30pm. “The air ambulance took a…

A woman trapped in an overturned car near Sidbury was taken to hospital as a precaution on Wednesday morning (November 4). The emergency services were called to the Seaton Road, Southleigh, shortly after 8am, after a car ended up on its side in a single-vehicle crash. Fire crews from Colyton and Seaton stabilised the car and freed the woman, who was treated at the scene by paramedics. Devon and Cornwall Police said the road was blocked but cleared a short time later. A police spokeswoman said: “Police, fire and ambulance were called around 8.20am today, 4 November, following a single-vehicle…

Another 69 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in East Devon in the past week – with ‘clusters’ identified in a dozen of its wards.   It means a total of 466 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded in the district, where the infection rate is 318.6 for every 100,000 people. In Exeter, 379 new cases have been confirmed in the past seven days. The city’s overall total stands at 1,442 with an infection rate of 1,097.4. There were 1,133 new cases across both Devon and Cornwall. Statistics are from both ‘pillar one’ NHS data and ‘pillar two’ data from commercial…

Weekly government figures show 92 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in East Devon – with ‘clusters’ identified in ten areas of the district. Half of the positive tests relate to specimen dates in the past seven days; the rest go back to September. Eleven new cases had been confirmed across the district in the previous week. A total of 397 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded in East Devon, where the infection rate is 271.4 for every 100,000 people. In Exeter, 603 new cases have been confirmed. A total of 1,369 cases have been confirmed in Devon and Cornwall…

A new interactive map has shown no coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in East Devon or Exeter in July. Latest statistics show fatalities due to the virus have been logged in 16 of the district’s 20 wards and all but one of the city’s 14 areas. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has analysed all deaths involving Covid-19 that occurred between March 1 and July 31, and were registered by August 15. A total of six coronavirus deaths – in the Budleigh Salterton, Sidmouth, Seaton, Cranbrook, Broadclyst and Stoke Canon, Feniton and Whimple and Exeter St Thomas West wars – were…

A driver suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash on the A375 near Sidbury this morning (Saturday, August 1), police have confirmed.  Emergency services were called to a stretch of the road north of the village, near to Putts Corner, at around 6am. Firefighters had to cut the trapped casualty free and he was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The road was shut for several hours by the incident. A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “On Saturday, August 1, police were called to a single-vehicle collision on the A375 just north of Sidbury, Sidmouth. “The male driver…

Firefighters had to cut a trapped casualty free from a car which left the road in a crash on the A375 near Sidbury this morning (Saturday, August 1). Emergency services were called to a stretch, close to Putts Corner, at around 6am. Police say a man had suffered ‘potentially life-threatening’ injuries. Fire crews from Sidmouth and Middlemoor in Exeter, police and the ambulance service attended the scene. The incident involved a single vehicle. One male adult has been left with potentially life-threatening injuries – Devon and Cornwall Police Hydraulic cutting equipment was used to free the trapped person. A Devon…

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