Shropshire COVID-19 update (4 -10 December 2020)

During the 7-day period from 4-10 December 2020 in Shropshire:

  • 293 new cases reported
  • This was an increase of 92 cases compared to the previous week
  • The seven-day infection rate for Shropshire was 90.7 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 of the population.
  • For the West Midlands it was 171.2 per 100,000
  • For England it was 181.1 per 100,000
  • 76 cases relate to people under the age of 30
  • 31 cases relate to people aged 70+
  • During the last week 36% of cases were in the Shrewsbury & Atcham area
  • 35% were in north Shropshire
  • 29% in south Shropshire
Shropshire's COVID-19 figures for the week 4-10 December 2020

Whilst the Government guidelines over Christmas currently remain the same, after seeing a sharp rise of cases in Shropshire so soon after lockdown, it can’t be stressed enough on how important it is for people to be extra cautious.