790 new Covid cases confirmed on August 5 in Portsmouth, Fareham, Havant, Gosport, East Hampshire, Winchester, Southampton, Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Test Valley, New Forest, Rushmoor, Hart and Isle of Wight

THE government has published the latest number of confirmed coronavirus cases for Portsmouth and Hampshire.

Thursday, 5th August 2021, 4:41 pm

A total of 790 new cases have been confirmed in Hampshire on Thursday – in the county council area and in Portsmouth and Southampton city council areas – and on the Isle of Wight. This compares to 770 on Wednesday, 621 on Tuesday, 677 on Monday, 697 on Sunday, 681 on Saturday and 841 on Friday.

A total of 30,215 new cases were confirmed across the UK in the latest update on August 5.

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Latest number of coronavirus cases in Portsmouth and Hampshire have been confirmed. Picture: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images

Data released on August 5 shows nationally there were 86 deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid test, meaning there have been 130,086 since the start of the pandemic.

This is how many cases there have been in local authority areas across Hampshire as of August 5.

Note – the figures for cases and infection rates are for the whole pandemic. The infection rate is the number of cases per 100,000 people, so they give an idea of how areas compare.

The Covid-19 testing site at Lysses car park in Fareham, on Thursday, October 15. Picture: Sarah Standing (151020-7947)

Portsmouth

Total cases: 19,052

New cases: 106

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 8,874.1

Covid-19 testing site in Civic Centre Road, Havant. Picture: Sarah Standing (061020-4968)

Gosport

Total cases: 5,228

New cases: 41

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 6,173.9

A health worker places tubes in a fridge at the new COVID-19 test centre. Picture: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP via Getty Images

Havant

Total cases: 9,043

New cases: 52

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 7,157.7

Fareham

Total cases: 7,034

New cases: 44

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 6,046.2

East Hampshire

Total cases: 6,577

New cases: 55

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 5,311

Winchester

Total cases: 6,947

New cases: 35

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 5,516.8

Basingstoke and Deane

Total cases: 11,713

New cases: 62

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 6,589.2

Eastleigh

Total cases: 8,651

New cases: 44

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 6,383.6

Hart

Total cases: 6,078

New cases: 43

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 6,226.9

New Forest

Total cases: 8,877

New cases: 67

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 4,941.3

Rushmoor

Total cases: 9,351

New cases: 49

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 9,907.1

Test Valley

Total cases: 7,932

New cases: 39

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 6,237.7

Southampton

Total cases: 21,310

New cases: 132

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 8,427.2

Isle of Wight

Total cases: 8,153

New cases: 21

Infection rate for duration of pandemic: 5,729.6

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