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No new deaths reported as three people test positive for coronavirus in Preston, South Ribble and Chorley on Saturday June 20

Posted on - 20th June, 2020 - 7:22pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust, which operates Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals, has not reported any deaths from coronavirus today (Saturday June 20).

The total number of people to have died from the virus at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals remains at 235.

Latest figures from the Government show there have been one new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Preston in the last 24 hours, with the total number reaching 479 cases.

The infection rate is now 338.7 per 100,000 people in the city.

Read moreSee how coronavirus cases have changed in Preston, South Ribble and Chorley in the last four weeks

South Ribble has seen no new cases confirmed for a second consecutive day. The total in the borough remains at 279 with an infection rate of 252.4 per 100,000.

Chorley has seen two new cases of coronavirus confirmed, bringing the total to 363. The infection rate remains at 310.7 per 100,000.

Across Lancashire there are now 3,821 confirmed cases of the virus – an increase of six. The infection rate has risen to 315.8 per 100,000 people.

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