This week has seen the continued emergence from Lockdown with May 17th heralded as “Hug Day” by some with it being the first joyful opportunity many have had to actually hug those outside of their household. The Government advised that as of Monday :
Therefore, looking at our county vaccination rate is key as the vaccine roll out continues to progress at a pace.
In Warwickshire it remains a hopeful picture from the case rate and vaccine take up perspective.
In the past week there have been 0 new cases of Covid-19 with cumulative cases being 32,175 and deaths in total being 1,069 since the start of the pandemic.
In Warwickshire our 7 day confirmed cases rate is 12 with our 7 day rolling average reducing to 9.2 which is promising. A comparison is Nuneaton and Bedworth where case numbers have dropped this week to 25 confirmed cases and 19.2 rolling average.
Our Hospital Bed occupancy is at 85% capacity for general and acute beds with 0 beds with on the wards or in ITU being Covid related occupancy. A comparison is University College Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire where there are 6 cases, 5 Covid Bed occupation with 1 of those being in ITU. They are also at 95% bed occupancy for surgical and acute patients.
Warwickshire Vaccinations: From Dec 8th until this week: Total 329,777 with each age group and percentage of the age group noted:
As we continue to emerge from lockdown and follow the Roadmap it is with a balanced approach and flexibility to react to any new challenges new variants may bring.
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Stay Safe and Well.
Wellesbourne Division WCC
Ettington ward member and Chair of Overview and Scrutiny , Vice Chair of Climate Change Panel SDC