Saturday, October 24, 2020

154 local COVID-19 cases reported last week

Greater Lincolnshire hit a new milestone for Coronavirus cases last week, passing the 4,000 mark.

During the week from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 September, 154 new cases were recorded, taking the total number of cases to 4,151 (3,024 in Lincolnshire, 276 in North East Lincolnshire, 851 in North Lincolnshire).

Looking closer at Lincolnshire’s lower tier local authorities, Boston has now reported 521 cases (up 5 cases last week), East Lindsey has seen 306 cases (up 13 cases), Lincoln has recorded 407 cases (up 30 cases), North Kesteven has reported 304 cases (up 15 cases), South Holland has seen 739 cases (up 3 cases), South Kesteven has recorded 518 cases (up 22 cases), and West Lindsey has reported 229 cases (up 23 cases).

The news comes as the country scrambles to provide testing for symptomatic individuals.

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