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Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

Posted on - 5th May, 2020 - 11:23am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Bamber Bridge, Broughton, Fishwick, Frenchwood, Fulwood, Grimsargh, Health, Ingol, Lostock Hall, Moor Park, Penwortham, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Ribbleton, St Matthews, University, Walton-le-Dale
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The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed.

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Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of 71 people have died from the virus across the two districts to date.

The hardest hit area is Lostock Hall, which has seen seven confirmed coronavirus deaths.

Fulwood and Ribbleton each have five confirmed deaths and a further four people have died in Ingol.

The figures have been revealed on a new tool released by the Office of National Statistics, which allows people to check the number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths by postcode.

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Between 1 March and 17 April 2020, a total of 20,283 died from Coronavirus in England and Wales.

Nick Stripe, Head of Health Analysis, Office for National Statistics said: “People living in more deprived areas have experienced COVID-19 mortality rates more than double those living in less deprived areas. General mortality rates are normally higher in more deprived areas, but so far COVID-19 appears to be taking them higher still.”

Coronavirus deaths by area

Broughton & Wychnor – 1

Fulwood – 5

Ingol – 4

Ashton-on-Ribble – 2

Haslam Park – 1

Lea & Marina – 0

Plungington & University – 1

Cadley & College – 3

Moor Park – 3

Brookfield & Holme Slack – 2

Longsands – 2

Grimsargh & Goosnargh – 3

Ribbleton – 5

St Matthews – 0

Preston City Centre – 2

Frenchwood & Fishwick – 2

Walton-le-Dale – 0

Lower Penwortham – 2

Penwortham South – 0

Penwortham North – 1

Longton & Walmer Bridge – 2

New Longton & Hutton – 3

Lostock Hall – 7

Bamber Bridge West – 2

Bamber Bridge East – 2

Clayton Brook – 4

Farington – 1

Gregson Lane & Coupe Green – 1

Leyland North – 2

Leyland South – 3

Seven Stars – 3

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