Cardiff Covid stats for the last seven days in relation to Splott, Adamsdown & Tremorfa.

Every day, Public Health Wales publishes information on positive Covid-19 test results in Wales. The website allows you to search for information by local health board and has a helpful map which shows cases in individual wards over a 21 day and seven day rolling period.

I hopped on the PHW website this morning and had a look at some of the latest data for Cardiff as a whole and Splott, Adamsdown and Tremorfa, individually. Here’s what I found:

Data from 20th to 26th October 2020:

AreaCasesPer 100,000% of all Cardiff cases

Check out your local data here: https://public.tableau.com/profile/public.health.wales.health.protection#!/vizhome/RapidCOVID-19virology-Public/Headlinesummary

Cardiff Cases: 1,214

Cases per 100,000 population in Cardiff are at 330.9 for this seven day period, whereas Wales as a whole has 233.0 cases per 100,000 population. So the density of infection is greater in Cardiff than across Wales, but that’s not a shock considering Cardiff is the most highly populated part of Wales.

During the seven day window, 5,983 people were tested in Cardiff, with 20.3% testing positive (compared to 16.7% testing positive across Wales as a whole).

Data from 6th to 26th October 2020:

AreaCasesPer 100,000% of all Cardiff cases

Based on the two sets of data, it seems that infection rates have risen recently in all three areas of Adamsdown, Splott and Tremorfa. When you look back at the Cardiff data for July 2020, when the highest daily figure recorded was 9, the recent upswing shows a worrying trend.

It will be interesting to see the data in a fortnight’s time, when the results of the Fire Break Lockdown start to filter through. Let’s hope that the bars on the graph start to shrink once again.

Coronavirus guidelines

So, what can we all do to help prevent further spread of the infection and flatten that huge swell of new cases since September?

During Fire Break, the rules are pretty simple:

  • stay at home
  • always observe social distancing
  • wash your hands regularly
  • do not meet anyone you do not live with
  • work from home if you can

Self-isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

If you have symptoms get a test.

There are exceptions; find out more here: https://gov.wales/coronavirus-firebreak-frequently-asked-questions