COVID-19 cases in South Gloucestershire down 11% per 100,000 - but council warns people must continue to 'do their bit'

COVID-19 cases in South Gloucestershire are down 11% - but South Glos council has warned people to remain vigilant and continue to 'do their bit'.
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South Gloucestershire currently has 401.6 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 population - a decrease of 11% on the previous seven days.

However, despite this decrease in case numbers, six people in South Gloucestershire have died in the last week.

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In the last week, there have been 1145 cases in South Gloucestershire, and according to the most recent figures, there are 153 COVID-19 patients in hospital.

The council have stressed that the best way to reduce pressure on hospitals and the NHS is to:

  • Stay at home as much as possible, follow Hands, Face, Space when outside, and use services appropriately.
  • This includes calling ‘111 First’ for any urgent but not life-threatening medical issues, and staying away from Emergency Departments with minor illnesses or injuries.
  • Be ready to support family and loved ones home as soon as they are medically fit to leave hospital.

They also said: 

 

People across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are being urged to do their bit to protect their local NHS
— South Gloucestershire Council

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