Shaftesbury Area COVID-19 Figures Fall But Case Rates Rise Nearby

The latest COVID-19 data reveals a very low rate of new cases in Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages. Most areas have reported fewer than three cases.

The situation is different in the neighbouring Marnhull, Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton area. This district has recorded one of the largest case rate rises in the Southwest, with 11 new cases in the seven days up until 12th April, although this number of new infections is still low compared with the peak of the pandemic.