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Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

8 hours 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 […]

9 hours ago
Preston residents unable to work from home urged to get regular Covid tests

The entrance to the Vernon Street coronavirus testing centre Pic: Blog Preston Preston and South Ribble residents who are unable to work from home are now able to get regular rapid Covid-19 tests. The aim of the regular testing is to help […]

16 hours ago
NHS urging residents aged between 60 and 63 to book in for Covid vaccine

The queuing area for the new vaccine hub will utilise the area between the Bus Station and St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire residents aged 60 to 63 are being invited to book their covid-19 jab this week. The letters with booking information started landing on doormats from Monday 1 […]

19 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 day ago
Lancashire Police kept busy with almost 300 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday alone

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police were kept busy dealing with 281 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday (27 February). DCC Terry Woods, Lancashire Deputy Chief Constable, revealed on Twitter that it’s one of the highest […]

1 day ago
Chart shows Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates throughout February as Chancellor unveils major new grants for lockdown businesses

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to show concerning trends. At Blog Preston we’ve been tracking how the daily infection rate has been changing since late October in the city […]

2 days ago
Preston’s and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as government confirms next vaccine priority groups

An empty Preston Market canopy area in Preston city centre: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has remained amongst the highest in England as the government confirmed the next group of priority people for the vaccine. The city’s new confirmed coronavirus cases […]

4 days ago
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