Day: 21 February 2021

Covid Watch: Cases in Ludlow and Bishop’s Castle cause concern amid national and wider area fall

Rates in the south west Shropshire remain low but are stubbornly refusing to fall due to an outbreak in a Bishop’s Castle care home and a small rise in cases in Ludlow. Across England, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin there is a steep decline in positive tests for Covid-19. But locally we still have a little way to go. The accelerating pace of the vaccination programme, the huge efforts by our GPs, health professionals and volunteers, and the abundance of caution that most people are displaying will get us there.

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