Cases are continuing to rise at a pace around us following the tighter restrictions as announced by the government.
For the second successive week Stratford on Avon has witnessed another double-digit increase in the number of new cases over the last seven days., highlighting the importance of being vigilant and taking all the necessary precautions.
The cumulative cases across the county as of today are now 3250 up from 3025 (an increase of 225 and up by 67 on last week’s figure) with confirmed cases in Stratford on Avon District increasing by 31 to 628 since last week (12 more than last week),
Out of the 423 SWFT Hospital Beds there remains three confirmed cases of COVID-19 at present and NO patients are in the intensive care unit. The cumulative deaths across Stratford District remains at 168 with the deaths in care home remaining at 82 from a cumulative of 1139 ‘all cause deaths’ in the district. The cumulative total of all COVID-19 deaths in Warwickshire remains at 600 and over the same period there have been 3878 non COVID-19 related deaths in Warwickshire. Across the county there has been a total of 212 COVID-19 deaths in care homes settings (no increase in the last week) compared to 1293 ‘all cause deaths’ in care homes over the same period.
There are 52% of SWFT hospital beds occupied by Non-COVID-19 patients, 1% occupied with confirmed COVID-19 patients and 15% beds occupied with suspected COVID-19 patients and a spare capacity of 32% beds.
Wellesbourne Household Recycling Site
This opens tomorrow and visits can be booked online via https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/recyclingwellesbourne
NHS Covid-19 App
Public Health Warwickshire is encouraging residents to download the new official NHS Covid-a9 contact trading app which is free from the App Store or Google Play.
Once downloaded, you can ‘check in; to any venue or business with areas open to the public, such as pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, cinemas, places of worship or community facilities such as libraries by scanning a QR code displayed on a poster at the venue.
The app as a number of features
For more information on the app, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/nhs-covid-19/
Have a good weekend and will be in touch again in a week’s time.
County Councillor for Wellesbourne Division
SDC Ward Member for Wellesbourne East
SDC Portfolio Holder for Regulatory Services