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Covid daily stats for Preston and South Ribble on Remembrance Sunday

Posted on - 8th November, 2020 - 8:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Politics, Preston News
A scaled-back remembrance service on the Flag Market, led by the chief executive of Preston City Council Pic: Paul Melling
A scaled-back remembrance service on the Flag Market, led by the chief executive of Preston City Council Pic: Paul Melling

Preston’s latest coronavirus figures have been released as we enter the second week of the national lockdown.

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The city saw 50 new cases confirmed for Sunday (8 November) – Remembrance Sunday.

South Ribble had 24 new cases for the same day.

Blackburn with Darwen had the highest daily increase with 100 new cases.

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Coronavirus infection rates across Lancashire have appeared to have been beginning to fall in recent days.

The latest set of infection rate figures, from Monday, will show the first days of non-half-term week of data.

Tighter restrictions for England began on Thursday (5 November) with a second national lockdown.

The Prime Minister ordered the country-wide lockdown with strict rules on staying at home, unless for essential reasons, the closure of non-food pubs, non-essential shops and other leisure businesses.

Read more: These are the full restrictions for lockdown 2

Restrictions are due to return to the three-tier system from 2 December.

Before the national lockdown Preston had moved into tier-three restrictions, with tight rules on household mixing, non-food pubs and bars being closed and a range of other restrictions.

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