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Coronavirus: Shropshire COVID-19 update (18-24 December 2020)

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During the 7-day period from 18-24 December 2020 in Shropshire:

  • 327 new cases reported
  • This was an increase of 28 cases compared to the previous week
  • The seven-day infection rate for Shropshire was 101.2 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 of the population.
  • For the West Midlands it was 261.7 per 100,000
  • For England it was 365.7 per 100,000
  • 91 cases relate to people under the age of 30
  • 35 cases relate to people aged 70+
  • During the last week 27% of cases were in the Shrewsbury & Atcham area
  • 42% were in north Shropshire
  • 31% were in south Shropshire

Shropshire’s Covid cases for the week 18-24 December 2020

A graph highlighting the latest cases in Shropshire

Shropshire has now moved into the Tier 3 ‘Very High’ alert level. For all the Government advice on what you can and cannot do in an area in Tier 3 of local restrictions visit www.gov.uk/guidance/tier-3-very-high-alert

For local advice and support during the pandemic (especially if you are self-isolating), call Shropshire Council’s COVID-19 Helpline on 0345 678 9028 (lines open on the weekend on Saturday from 9am-4pm and Sunday 9am-12pm) or visit our website.