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Covid-19 Update - increased cases in Shropshire

⚠️Covid-19 Update⚠️

 Check out the interactive map for Ludlow  - https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map#main-content

During the 7-day period from 6 November – 12 November 2020 in Shropshire:

➡️ 790 new cases reported

➡️This was an increase of 113 cases compared to the previous week

➡️The seven-day infection rate for Shropshire was 244.5 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 of the population.

➡️For the West Midlands it was 354.9 per 100,000

➡️For England it was 269.5 per 100,000

➡️175 cases relate to 20-29-year olds

➡️80 of cases relate to people aged 70+

➡️During the last week 39% of cases were in the Shrewsbury & Atcham area

➡️30% were in North Shropshire

➡️31% in South Shropshire

You can find out how many cases are in your area here - http://orlo.uk/YAZIb

If you are asked to self-isolate, PLEASE DO.

You can be asked to self-isolate by Test and Trace, a nursery, school, college, university, workplace or by any health professional – even if you have no symptoms, you must follow these rules:

Do not:

❌ Visit family or friends

❌ Go to any shops or supermarkets - instead order food online or ask for help

❌ Go outside to exercise or walk your dog

❌ Go to work, university, college or school - instead work or study from home if you can

❌ Use public transport, taxis or share a car

❌Attend parties or other events, even if these are outside.

You can book a FREE Covid-19 test by calling NHS Test and Trace on 119 or online here

- http://orlo.uk/cqMjH

Stay safe, look after each other – and thank you for Stepping up Shropshire.

November 19th 2020

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