Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has recorded seven new deaths from coronavirus today (Saturday June 13).Advertisement
The trust, which operates Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals, has the highest number of reported deaths of any NHS Trust in England today.
One person died on Thursday, three on Wednesday, two on Tuesday and one on Monday, however deaths are not always recorded on the day they take place.
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The figures come as government statistics show there are now 473 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the city, an infection rate of 333.5 per 100,000 people.
In South Ribble there are 270 confirmed cases – an infection rate of 244.3 per 100,000.
Chorley now has 359 confirmed cases of covid-19 – an infection rate of 100,000.
Across Lancashire there are now 3,775 confirmed cases of the virus, with the infection rate standing at 312 per 100,000.
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