Sunday, January 24, 2021

Local cases of COVID-19 pass 26,000

The total number of Coronavirus cases across Greater Lincolnshire has passed 26,000 in the past week.

As of Sunday 29 November, the county has seen 26,126 cases since the start of the pandemic: 16,286 in Lincolnshire, 5,125 in North East Lincolnshire, and 4,715 in North Lincolnshire.

At lower tier local authority level, Boston has recorded a total of 2,005 instances, East Lindsey has seen 3,445, Lincoln has witnessed 2,993, North Kesteven has reported 2,059, South Holland has recorded 1,786, South Kesteven has seen 2,312, and West Lindsey has witnessed 1,686 cases.

Looking closer at the past 7 days, Lincolnshire has reported 1,955 new cases, while North East Lincolnshire has recorded 505, and North Lincolnshire, 485. This illustrates a smaller number of new cases in the past week in comparison to the week prior.

Of the new cases, 350 were in Boston, 468 were in East Lindsey, 349 were in Lincoln, 222 were in North Kesteven, 128 were in South Holland, 236 were in South Kesteven, and 202 were in West Lindsey.

The numbers follow the Government’s announcement that Lincolnshire will be placed into Tier 3 restrictions following the end of England’s lockdown.

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