After three weeks of lockdown, Covid cases in the South Hams fall by 46% in a week

Covid-19 cases have dropped by 46 per cent in a week, with 49 cases currently in the South Hams. 

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Between 19-25 November, there were 49 laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the South Hams, down from 90 between 10-16 November, following three weeks of national lockdown measures. 

There was a fall in cases across Devon, and the confirmed cases per 100,000 now sits at 56.3 in the South Hams, the lowest in the South West Peninsula and one of the lowest in England. In Devon as a whole there are 96.8 cases per 100,000, compared to 209.1 in England as a while and 59.1 in Cornwall. 

The numbers were released by Devon County Councillor Roger Croad on Friday, November 27. Cllr Croad said: "Think local, stay local, buy local. Keep taking all the necessary precautions and we can possibly get back to Tier One by mid-December."

Think local, stay local, buy local. Keep taking all the necessary precautions and we can possibly get back to Tier One by mid-December

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