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New figures show the number of positive coronavirus tests in every Preston postcode

Posted on - 10th August, 2020 - 8:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
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One of the first people to be tested in Deepdale testing centre. Pic: Deepdale Community Association / Twitter

The number of positive coronavirus tests have been revealed by postcode.

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The new figures, released by the Office of National Statistics, show which areas have had the highest number of positive tests in the previous week.

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Figures for the week of July 27 to August 2 show the city centre has the highest number of infections, with 11 people from the area testing positive for the virus.

Cadley and College ward had five positive Covid-19 tests and four people tested positive in both St George’s and Moor Park.

Three Ashton and Larches residents were found to have the virus. Three more tested positive across the river in Lower Penwortham.

Areas not included above recorded no positive coronavirus tests.

Longsands, which has had the highest rates of infection throughout the pandemic, did not have any positive tests in the week from July 27 to August 2.

The test results will be updated weekly.

Read more: The number of deaths from Coronavirus in each Preston, South Ribble and Chorley neighbourhood revealed

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