Covid-19: Cornwall is on course to become the most dangerous hot-spot in Britain

By Anne North Cornwall has seen another dramatic increase in Covid cases – now 130.6 per 100,000 population, and still more than three times the rate of infection in...

Covid-19: “Summit-gate” cover-up poses political threat to Cornwall’s Tories

By Graham Smith Cornwall Council’s new Conservative administration is facing a political crisis of its own making after claiming that the recent G7 Summit was not responsible for spreading...

Covid-19: Cornwall now at 117.5 per 100,000 population, while Devon is still only at 35.5

By Anne North Cornwall’s Covid numbers are continuing to worsen, today (Sunday) recording 117.5 new cases per 100,000 population.  The average for England is 85.5, but Devon is only...

Covid-19: Cornwall is now three times more dangerous than Devon, according to latest data

By Anne North Covid-19 is now spreading north across Cornwall, after the G7 “super-spreader” summit saw the disease take hold in St Ives, Falmouth and Newquay. The latest average...

Covid-19 official: Cornwall is now more dangerous than most of England

By Anne North Cornwall’s rate of Covid infection is now officially worse than the English national average. While new cases are increasing rapidly all over the county, Cornwall’s has...

Covid-19: Cornwall’s daily new cases about to exceed the average for England

By Anne North Cornwall’s Covid numbers are continuing to worsen, with today’s (Thursday’s) data reporting 71.9 cases per 100,000 population.  By tomorrow, it seems inevitable that Cornwall’s rate of...

Covid-19: new cases continue to accelerate, with one cluster recording a 1,700% increase

Cornwall’s Covid-19 infection rates are continuing to soar, according to this afternoon’s (Tuesday’s) NHS data. With new clusters appearing across West Cornwall, particularly in locations associated with the G7...

Covid-19: West Cornwall paying the price for hosting G7 Summit, as one cluster grows 1,200% in seven days

By Anne North Cornwall has seen another eye-watering increase in the rate of Covid infection, with one cluster accelerating by 1,200% in the seven days to 9th June. Today’s...

St Ives councillor has to leave planning meeting because of contact with a positive Covid-19 case

By Graham Smith A meeting of Cornwall Council’s west area planning committee lost one of its members this morning (Monday) when Andrew Mitchell, from St Ives, announced he had...

Covid-19: New cases in Cornwall soaring, and several new clusters

The G7 Summit might be over but its legacy appears clear - a dramatic increase in Covid-19 infection in and close to summit locations.  Today’s (Sunday’s) rolling average rate...