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Eight deaths from coronavirus confirmed at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals on Saturday May 30

Posted on - 30th May, 2020 - 6:31pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Health, Preston News, Sharoe Green
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced eight more deaths from coronavirus.

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The figures come from those who have died at Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals.

One person died on April 20, one on May 10, two on May 25, one on May 26, one on May 27 and two on May 28.

It brings the total number of deaths across the two hospitals to 207.

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Four new cases of coronavirus in the area covered by Preston city council were confirmed. The number of confirmed cases rises to 436, with an infection rate of 307.4 per 100,000 people.

South Ribble has no new confirmed cases of the virus confirmed, with the figure remaining at 253 – an infection rate of 228.9 per 100,000.

Chorley has seen two new cases of coronavirus confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 341. The infection rate in the borough is now 291.9 per 100,000 people.

In the Lancashire County Council area there are 3,609 confirmed Covid-19 cases, an increase of 24 on yesterday’s total. This brings the infection rate to 298.3 per 100,000 people.

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