Coronavirus in Hampshire

Coronavirus in Hampshire

All of the southern counties of England now have more than 100 active cases per 100,000 people (I in a thousand) as the latest strain of covid-19, the Delta (Indian) variant, continues to spread across England.

Hampshire has recorded 2658 new cases in the last seven days and 4328 since the start of July and the district councils most relevant to the Candover Valley are seeing around 50 new cases daily. Basingstoke and Deane have 664 new cases this month so far, East Hampshire has 309 and Winchester 455.   In the local area of Old Basing and the Candovers there are now 17 active cases equal to 220 per 100,00 people.  In neighbouring Alresford there are 13 (154 per 100k) and in Medstead and Four Marks the number is 24 (195 per 100k).  Overton and North Waltham have 20 cases (293 per 100k).  In Basingstoke town all the local areas now have more than 1 in a thousand new cases, and several areas have 2 in a thousand.

However, hospital admissions are much lower than in the January peak. Hampshire hospitals have admitted a total of 1093 patients with covid infections during the current year so far, compared to 1308 during 2020.  There have been no additional deaths recorded since the middle of June.  The total number of deaths across the county is 2,383 during the whole pandemic, in Basingstoke there have been 287, and in East Hampshire and Winchester there are 174 and 178 respectively.

See more details here -Covid-19 – July – 2- 2021





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