Here’s the Preston, South Ribble and Chorley postcodes which have seen positive coronavirus tests this week

Posted on - 17th August, 2020 - 6:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
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Preston, South Ribble and Chorley have seen 47 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in the last week.


The figures, from the Office of National Statistics, show a marked rise in the number of people testing positive for the virus since Preston became an area of intervention on August 4.

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The highest number of recorded cases is in Preston city centre, where nine people tested positive for Covid-19 between August 7 and August 14.

A further seven people tested positive in Plungington.

Seven people from Brookfield and Holme Slack were confirmed to have the virus last week and four people tested positive in the Longsands area.

The highest concentration of positive tests was in the west of Preston, where seven people tested positive in the Haslam Park area, seven people tested positive in Lea and Marina area and three people tested positive in Ashton and Larches.

South Ribble has not seen any new cases of Covid-19 recorded in the last seven days.

However, four people were found to have coronavirus in Clayton Brook.

Are you worried about the current coronavirus figures? Do you think local measures are working? Let us know in the comments.

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