Latest number of Isle of Wight positive Covid-19 tests

News OnTheWight shares the latest number of positive Covid-19 tests on the Isle of Wight

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Since Friday 20th November the number of positive Coronavirus (Covid-19) tests on the Isle of Wight has increased by 16.

There have been 69 positive tests in the last seven days – a rate per 100,000 population of 48.94. The latest R number for the South East has reduced to at 1.1-1.3 from 1.2-1.4.

This takes the cumulative total from 897 to 913, a rate per 100,000 population of 647.52.

Live map
An interactive map now shows how many ‘cases’ per area of the Island.

Test results for those from the mainland using the IW Test Centre are not included in the figures for the Island.

Only get tested on the Island
Residents with the specific Covid-19 symptoms should request a test – but if you are told to travel to mainland, ignore that and try again later to ensure you are tested on the Isle of Wight.

The main symptoms of Coronavirus are:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or three or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
  • Most people with Coronavirus have at least one of these symptoms. Book via the NHS.

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Saturday, 21st November, 2020 6:19pm

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jon101
Dr. Margareta Griesz-Brisson MD, PhD is a Consultant Neurologist and Neurophysiologist with a PhD in Pharmacology, with special interest in neurotoxicology, environmental medicine, neuroregeneration and neuroplasticity. “The reinhalation of our exhaled air will without a doubt create oxygen deficiency and a flooding of carbon dioxide. We know that the human brain is very sensitive to oxygen deprivation. There are nerve cells for example in the hippocampus that… Read more »
chrisinthemorning

A simple face covering doesn’t prevent oxygen from getting to your lungs; it filters the air, it doesn’t block it.

You keep posting similar nonsense on the CP, just because you don’t want to wear a little face covering to protect the elderly and vulnerable from this dreadful disease.

jon101
Are you really claiming masks do not restrict air flow forcing the the wearer to to take deeper breaths. Watch the people on the box, not only can you SEE them having to take deeper breaths you can HEAR them. If the elderly need protecting protect them, but considering the disease is no more deadlier than flu I do not see why you have to murder the… Read more »
jon101

Oh and my original comment is from a ………….DOCTOR

jon101
News from Portugal Portuguese Court Rules PCR Tests “Unreliable” & Quarantines “Unlawful” Important legal decision faces total media blackout in Western world In their ruling, judges Margarida Ramos de Almeida and Ana Paramés referred to several scientific studies. Most notably this study by Jaafar et al., which found that – when running PCR tests with 35 cycles or more – the accuracy dropped to 3%, meaning up… Read more »
jon101

The NHS are using x45 cycles