Friday, December 4, 2020

Local COVID-19 cases pass 12,000

The total number of Coronavirus cases in Lincolnshire, since the pandemic began, has now passed 12,000.

Of the 12,199 cases recorded, 7,642 were in Lincolnshire, 2,215 were in North East Lincolnshire, and 2,342 were in North Lincolnshire.

At lower tier local authority level, Boston has recorded a total of 871 instances, East Lindsey has seen 1,126, Lincoln has witnessed 1,303, North Kesteven has reported 956, South Holland has recorded 1,175, South Kesteven has seen 1,370, and West Lindsey has witnessed 841 cases.

Looking closer at the past 7 days, Lincolnshire has reported 1,334 new cases, while North East Lincolnshire has recorded 602, and North Lincolnshire, 361.

108 of these new cases were in Boston, 279 were in East Lindsey, 280 were in Lincoln, 156 were in North Kesteven, 168 were in South Holland, 196 were in South Kesteven, and 147 were in West Lindsey.

The numbers come ahead of the nationwide lockdown, which is due to begin on Thursday (5 November).

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