Revised figure of coronavirus cases for East Devon revealed

PUBLISHED: 14:00 06 July 2020

True number of coronavirus cases revealed.

True number of coronavirus cases revealed.

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The ‘true’ number of cases of coronavirus in East Devon has been revealed.

The Government has revised its Covid-19 case tracker to include cases from both Pillar One and Pillar Two testing, giving a true number of positive cases of Covid-19 in local authorities during the pandemic.

Pillar 1 is swab testing in Public Health laboratories and NHS hospitals. Pillar 2 is testing in the wider population.

The new figures show there have been a total of 207 confirmed cases of coronavirus across East Devon as of July 3.

The district has had a rate of cases per 100,000 people of 143.4.


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