No new coronavirus deaths at Royal Preston or Chorley Hospitals for second consecutive day on Tuesday June 9

Posted on - 9th June, 2020 - 8:40pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston News

Four new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Preston in the last 24-hours, according to latest government figures.


The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the city now stands at 469 – an infection rate of 330.7 per 100,000 people.

In South Ribble there has been one new case, bringing the total confirmed cases to 264 in the borough.

The infection rate is now 238.9 per 100,000 people.

Chorley has seen four new cases of coronavirus confirmed in the last 24-hours, with the total now standing at 354. The infection rate is now 303 per 100,000 people.

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Across Lancashire there are now 3,739 confirmed cases with the infection rate standing at 309 per 100,000 people.

The figures come as Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust announce no new deaths from coronavirus for a second day running.

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Yesterday was the first day since Blog Preston started reporting the figures, where there were both no new confirmed cases or deaths.

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