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Covid-19 data: what's the picture locally?

Number of cases reported

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - 178 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, making a total of 3452 cases reported in Calderdale, 1656 cases this month. 24 cases in Hebden Bridge, 26 in Mytholmroyd and 46 in Tod for the week to 16 Oct. Source (21 Oct)

Above: cases in Calderdale from 4 April to 20 October

Latest news:

  • Another record: 26,688 cases nationally and 178 in Calderdale reported for the 24 hours to Wednesday, 21 October 2020
  • 21331 new cases nationally and 142 cases in Calderdale reported for the past 24 hours, both numbers a daily record Tuesday, 20 October 2020
  • Calderdale Royal Hospital A&E are facing increasing pressure due to Covid19. See Tweet from Calderdale
  • 19,724 new cases nationally Weds, 14 October 2020
  • Three tiers introduced by the Government. As of this Wednesday, 14 October, restrictions in Calderdale are changing. Calderdale has been identified as a Tier 2 area as announced by the Government, Monday 12 October. More info
  • Director of Public Health Calderdale, congratulates "local contact tracers who reached 82% of cases passed to us from NHS Test & Trace in September. They also check whether people need help to isolate and give us important local insight into how the virus may be spreading." See Tweet (9 Oct)
  • Yet another record rise in the number of cases 22961 new cases nationally - Government says there was an IT glitch which meant today's figures are larger because they include cases from previous days that weren't reported. 96 new cases in Calderdale - for the week to 30 September there were 10 cases in Hebden Bridge. Source (4 Oct)
  • Another record rise in the number of cases 12872 nationally, now 9 cases in Hebden Bridge and another 47 in Calderdale. Source (3 Oct)
  • Hebden Bridge - the number of cases rises to 6, with another 5 in Mytholmroyd and 8 in Todmorden for the week 22-28 September. Source (2 Oct)
  • Hebden Bridge - the number of cases rises to 5, with another 6 in Mytholmroyd for the week 20-26 September. Source (30 Sept)
  • Cases throughout the Upper Valley - for the week ending 25 September, 4 cases in Hebden Bridge, 4 cases in Mytholmroyd and 11 cases in Todmorden. Source 29 Sept
  • 7143 new cases nationally, the highest daily figure since the pandemic started. Source 29 Sept
  • Hebden Bridge - the number of cases rises to 4 for the week 17-23 September. Source (27 Sept)
  • Extra restrictions to continue in the Calder Valley and the rest of Calderdale, the Government has announced today (Friday 25 September). The following extra restrictions will apply:
    • Meet with people you do not live with in a private house or garden. (Unless they are part of your support bubble.)
    • Visit someone's house or garden, even if they live outside affected areas.
    • Socialise in indoor or outdoor public settings in a group of more than six people from different households.
    • Source (1 Oct)
  • 3rd day running, a record daily rise - 42 new cases in Calderdale. 24 Sept
  • Todmorden has 10 cases for the week 14-20 September. Mytholmroyd continues to have 0-2. Source
  • NHS Covid-19 App now available for download. The app has a number of tools, including contact tracing, local area alerts and venue check-in. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed to protect every user's privacy. Download links 24 Sept
  • Covid-19 in Hebden Bridge For the first time since July, 3 cases have been reported in Hebden Bridge. Source (23 Sept)
  • Yet another record number of new cases in Calderdale - 34. And another serious increase in the number of daily cases in the UK since yesterday - 6178 23 Sept
  • Another record number of new cases in Calderdale - 28. And a worrying increase in the number of new cases in the UK in the past 24 hours - 4926 22 Sept
  • Calderdale reports a further largest daily rise in the number of cases since the HebWeb started updating the figures each day in March. 26 new cases in Calderdale in the past 24 hours. Source 20 Sept
  • Todmorden East and Walsden - 4 cases reported for the week 11-17 September. 21 Sept
  • Calder Valley Restrictions re-introduced: Local COVID-19 restrictions remain in the Halifax constituency and will be reintroduced in the Calder Valley constituency from Tuesday 22 September, meaning that the local restrictions will apply throughout Calderdale, just 20 days after they were lifted.
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128 deaths have been reported in Calderdale caused by the coronavirus, as of 2 October - source.

How does Calderdale compare?

The UK average is around 963 cases per 100,000 people (it was 389 on 25 July) at 14 October. 50 countries in the world have a higher rate (down 8) However, only India is above the UK when looking at the number of new cases for 14 October - source.

Calderdale had 194 cases per 100,000 people in the week from 14 October - down from 219 the previous week. Nearly 60 local authorities have higher rates. Calderdale has a rate of around 1337 cases per 100,000 - up from 378 cases per 100,000 when this page was first published on 25 July - source

As COVID-19 is still within our community, we should all continue to keep at least two metres away from people outside our households wherever possible, wash our hands with soap and water often, for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching our face and follow the 'catch it, bin it, kill it' guidance to help keep ourselves and others safe. Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 should stay at home and book a test as soon as possible, within five days of the symptoms starting. Please wear a face covering in shops or when travelling on public transport or in a taxi. It is also recommended that people wear face coverings whenever they are indoors with people who are not part of their household or bubble.