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Vale of Glamorgan Council Covid 19 Update: Case Numbers Rocket In The County

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has released their weekly update on Coronavirus figures here in the county, showing a worrying rise in the number of cases over the last seven days.

Case numbers here in the Vale have increased by over 150 on last week's update, with the cases per 100,000 sitting at 344.3, another rise on last week by a margin of 124.2. The latter figure represents around 65 new cases per of Covid-19 here in the county per day.

Based on latest 7-day figures from Public Health Wales, data correct up to December 13, 2020:

  • Cases: 460
  • Cases per 100,000 population: 344.3
  • Testing episodes: 2,909
  • Testing per 100,000 population: 2,177.6
  • Positive proportion: 15.8%

The Council also shared their cluster map, showing the concentration of cases in the various areas of the Vale. The map highlights Penarth and the Eastern Vale as a whole, as being the location with the highest number of cases per 100,000 in the county. This has been a consistent trend since the Council began sharing their cluster maps.

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The map also shows a slight lightening in the Western Vale, exhibiting a minor reduction in cases per 100,000 in locations such as Cowbridge and Llantwit Major.

In their update, the Council once again confirmed the rate per 100k and test positivity put the Vale above the ‘red’ threshold set by Welsh Government and shared their, now regular, message to Vale residents underlining the importance of us all working together to #KeepWalesSafe.

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