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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 […]

2 months ago
Over 870,000 people now vaccinated in Lancashire and South Cumbria

Preston's coronavirus vaccination centre in Tithebarn Street Pic: Blog Preston Preston, Lancashire and South Cumbria have now vaccinated 876,749 against coronavirus. Over one million doses of vaccines have been administrated since the roll-out began in December 2020, with 876,749 being […]

2 months ago
Free rapid Covid-19 tests available to all in Preston and Lancashire

A sign at former community coronavirus testing centre in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Rapid coronavirus testing is now available to everyone in Lancashire, as the county heads out of lockdown and looks towards its recovery. From today (Friday 9 April), rapid coronavirus testing […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston city centre coronavirus testing moving to Guild Hall rather than the Harris

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Gary Bond The free symptomless coronavirus testing that is on offer for workers in Preston is being moved from the Harris to the Guild Hall from Friday (9 April). The move is […]

2 months ago
Savick man to walk 188 miles in memory of family member who died from Covid-19

Andy and Chris A Savick man is gearing up to walk 188 miles in memory of a family member who sadly died from Covid-19. Chris Evans will cover the distance from Mold in […]

2 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as AstraZeneca jab won’t be offered to under-30s

Preston's Market Hall bathed in Spring sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus infection rate and cases have been confirmed as a major announcement was made about the use of the AstraZeneca jab in the Covid vaccine roll-out. New cases […]

2 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates reach new low as Chorley sees a rise and pupils will still need face masks during secondary school return

Preston's coronavirus vaccination centre in Tithebarn Street Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped away considerably and is now well below 100 cases per 100,000 people. Latest cases for Tuesday (6 April) show the city recorded six new […]

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