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Tier 2 Restrictions Seem Inevitable

posted Oct 15, 2020, 11:54 AM by Malcolm Fletcher

For the week ending 4 October, in Telford & Wrekin there have been:

  • 144 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19
  • The number of cases in the borough has quadrupled over the last in 4 weeks
  • The seven day infection rate for Telford & Wrekin is 81 confirmed cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 of the population
  • This is 19 cases per 100,000 below the Government’s current trigger point for Tier 2 restrictions
  • For the West Midlands the average is 127 confirmed cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 of the population
  • For England the average is 157 confirmed cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 of the population
  • 6 cases locally relate to care homes
  • 15 cases relate to educational settings
  • 10 cases are students and may include students who are not borough residents
  • The remaining 113 people are in the community across the borough
  • A further 4 people diagnosed with Covid-19 have been admitted to hospital this week
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