Original article from Kent Live
The number of active coronavirus cases in Kent continues to plummet.
Months of tight restrictions and an impressive vaccination programme have seen infections, hospitalisations and deaths fall dramatically since the turn of the year.
Now, a symptom study suggests that fewer than 200 people in the county have symptomatic COVID-19.
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The app estimates that just 173 people in Kent and Medway had symptomatic COVID-19 as of 5am on Sunday (May 9)
Back in January, when the Kent variant was spiralling out of control, the number of active cases was more than 25,000.
The new data suggests fewer than 1 in 10,000 people in the county currently have coronavirus.
Next week, lockdown restrictions will further ease across the country as we continue to head towards June 21 – when all restrictions could be lifted.
Medway, which has the largest population in Kent, is estimated to have 29 active cases of COVID-19.
Dover has the fewest number of cases – just six – with Folkestone and Hythe and Tunbridge Wells on 10 cases.
Below you can find the number of cases in your part of Kent.
The number of active cases in Kent
Medway: 29 cases
Thanet: 16 cases
Swale: 14 cases
Tonbridge and Malling: 14 cases
Canterbury: 13 cases
Gravesham: 13 cases
Ashford: 13 cases
Maidstone: 13 cases
Dartford: 12 cases
Sevenoaks: 10 cases
Tunbridge Wells: 10 cases
Folkestone and Hythe: 10 cases
Dover: 6 cases