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Misleading stories about COVID-19 cases in Plymouth

There are a number of incorrect national media stories suggesting Plymouth is seeing a significant rise in cases of COVID-19 and the city is therefore at risk of having a local lockdown.

Dr Ruth Harrell, Director of Public Health for Plymouth, said: “Although we do continue to have cases of coronavirus in Plymouth, we are not currently seeing a significant increase and the numbers are low compared to many other areas.