Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed.Advertisement
The city saw 46 new coronavirus cases during Thursday (3 December).
South Ribble recorded 28 new cases for the same day.
Wyre had 14 new cases, Ribble Valley just 8 and Fylde saw 32 new Covid-19 cases.
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Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued to fall, down to 185.1 per 100,000 people, for the seven days to November 29, from 269.7 per 100,000 for the seven days to November 22.
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South Ribble saw another small rise in its infection rate, up to 219.3 per 100,000 from 213 per 100,000 for the same time periods as Preston.
Wyre’s infection rate is now 118.7, Ribble Valley at 151.1 is just below the England average of 153.1 and Fylde is 125 per 100,000. All three areas saw a downward trend in their infection rates week-on-week.
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The UK has now recorded 60,000 deaths related to coronavirus.
Below are the number of people who have died in coronavirus-related deaths in each area we cover, up to 20 November
Only Brazil, the United States, India and Mexico have recorded more coronavirus deaths than the UK.
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