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No new deaths announced at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals

Posted on - 14th May, 2020 - 7:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston News
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which operates Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals has not announced any further deaths from coronavirus today (Thursday May 14).

Meanwhile just one new case has been confirmed in Preston, bringing the total number of confirmed cases of the virus to 371.

However South Ribble has seen a further four cases of coronavirus confirmed in figures revealed today by the government.

The infection rate in Preston now stands at 261.6 per 100,000 people.

In South Ribble it is 192.7 per 100,000.

Read more: Emotional pictures show two key workers who have not been able to see their son

Figures represent the latest numbers of cases reported by both the NHS Trusts and local authority.

However there can be a delay in reporting, and it can take a few days for the true picture to show.

Across the whole of Lancashire County Council’s area (which excludes Blackpool and Blackburn unitary authorities) there are now 3,261 confirmed cases of coronavirus with an infection rate of 269.5 per 100,000 people.

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