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No coronavirus deaths recorded at Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals on Wednesday May 27

Posted on - 27th May, 2020 - 7:24pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston News
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No new deaths from coronavirus have been recorded at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in the last 24 hours, according to NHS figures.

The number of people to have died from the virus at the two hospitals, operated by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, remains at 199.

Two new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Preston, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 426 – an infection rate of 300 per 100,000 people living in the city.

In South Ribble there have been no new cases confirmed, with the number remaining at 249 – an infection rate of 225.3 per 100,000 people in the borough.

Chorley has seen one new case confirmed, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 335. The infection rate in Chorley is now 286.8 per 100,000 people.

Read more: Preston schools now advised by Lancashire County Council not to reopen on June 1

In the area covered by Lancashire County Council there are now 3,552 confirmed coronavirus cases, an increase of 10 from yesterday’s total.

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