Preston’s coronavirus infection rate remains amongst England’s highest as new vaccine supply to boost first jabs roll-out

Preston's skyline as viewed from the city's Docks Pic: Jim Beattie Preston remains in England’s highest infection rate areas despite a continuing fall in the week-on-week infection rate. The city recorded 49 new cases for Wednesday (10 March), one of its […]

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Preston’s coronavirus infection rate moves back into England’s top 10 highest and chief medical officer warns against any early lockdown easing

Sun setting over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall The latest coronavirus figures for Preston and Lancashire have been released as the chief medical officer warned against any relaxing of the lockdown roadmap. New Covid cases for Preston on […]

11 months ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as Prime Minister gives update on schools returning day

Signs of spring all across Preston, daffodils in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus infection rate has been confirmed and the first to include figures from March. It comes as schools across the city, and Lancashire, re-opened to pupils for classroom […]

11 months ago
Tracking the drop in Preston and South Ribble’s Covid infection rate during February, calls for city to be vaccine priority hotspot and first stage of lockdown easing as schools return

Sunset at Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are rapidly dropping as the first stage of lockdown easing begins on Monday (8 March). Blog Preston has been tracking the city and […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston drops out of England’s coronavirus infection rate top 10, latest Covid vaccine figures by area and new Covid mutation found

Preston's Market canopy glowing green Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed as new data emerged showing how many over-65s have had the coronavirus vaccine. New Covid cases for Thursday (4 March) […]

11 months ago
Harris Park campaign group apply for right of way access

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners wanting to preserve the former Harris Park orphanage building and site have applied for public right of way. The right of way application comes as Booths chairman Edwin Booth […]

11 months ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rate as Downing Street steps in on school face mask guidance

Signs of spring in Ashton Park on Monday 1 March Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to be within the top 10 in England, although the reduction in cases continues. Latest figures showed Preston recorded 23 new cases during Tuesday […]

11 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate drops below 200 for first time since November as Health secretary delivers positive vaccine news

Sunrise over Preston's chilly rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston remains in England’s top infection rates for Covid but has now seen the rate drop below 200 for the first time since the second national lockdown ended in early […]

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