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No new coronavirus deaths recorded at Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals for a second day running

Posted on - 18th May, 2020 - 6:36pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston News
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced no new deaths from coronavirus for a second day running.

The number of people to have died at the Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals remains at 175.

Figures are updated daily by the NHS however it can sometimes take a few days for deaths to be recorded.

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Preston today, bringing the total to 384. The infection rate now stands at 270.8 per 100,000 people in the area covered by Preston City Council.

Read more: Hundreds of people sign up for clinical coronavirus trials at Royal Preston Hospital

There have been no new cases confirmed in South Ribble, with the number of confirmed cases remaining at 221 – an infection rate of 200 per 100,000 people.

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