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Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall, UK Covid rate plummets and new vaccine advice for pregnant women

Springtime in Friargate looking towards the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates are both continuing to dip as we head into the first weekend under the new relaxed coronavirus restrictions. The city recorded six new Covid […]

3 years ago
South Ribble sees another small rise in coronavirus infection rate, Preston falls and concern over South African variant

Socially distanced queue for the Avenham Park cafe on a sunny day in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall South Ribble has seen a further day of its coronavirus infection rate edging up as Preston continues to fall week-on-week, and there are warnings of a ‘dangerous wave’ of new […]

3 years ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and care home staff vaccine ‘may become mandatory’

Vaccination centre Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus rates and cases have been confirmed as there are moves to make the Covid vaccination mandatory for care home staff in England. Daily coronavirus […]

3 years ago
Preston coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and Prime Minister says roadmap out of lockdown remains ‘on track’

Sunshine in Avenham and Miller Park during Tuesday 13 April Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the Prime Minister continued to urge people to ‘show restraint’ as pub beer gardens and other venues re-opened. The city saw 19 […]

3 years ago
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Preston sees coronavirus infection rate drop in half again as vaccine to be rolled out to 45-49 age group

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston and South Ribble moved back to some sort of normality during Monday (12 April) the city saw its infection rate drop further. There were six new confirmed coronavirus […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble infection rates reach new lows as Prime Minister urges ‘responsible behaviour’ as pub beer gardens reopen

An outdoor pint and food is allowed again from 12 April Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has fallen away to nearly 50 cases per 100,000 people as the Prime Minister urged a ‘cautious’ return to beer gardens and high streets. Blog Preston […]

3 years ago
Preston’s daily Covid cases are -14 and why this is as transport secretary says overseas summer holidays might still happen

Disinfecting Fishergate bus stop Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s new cases for Friday are showing a negative number due to the way the government is now recording new Covid cases. Previously positive rapid lateral flow test cases which […]

3 years ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates continue to fall sharply as Covid deaths fall to rate not seen since October 2020

Sunrise over Preston rooftops with St Walburge's spire in view Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus infection rate continues to show a rapid decline in the city. Latest cases for Thursday (8 April) showed just eight new cases in the city. South Ribble […]

3 years ago
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