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Coronavirus figures for across Lancs as two areas see spike again

Written by on July 11, 2020

There were 44 new cases of coronavirus reported in today’s daily figures from Public Health England.

The majority of areas in Lancashire saw some increase in the number of cases, but Blackburn with Darwen saw the highest increase with 16 new cases.

There were also new cases in Blackpool, Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble and Wyre.

The two areas to record no new cases are West Lancashire and Lancaster.

There are now 8,785 cases of coronavirus across Lancashire.

Data is now based on people being tested both through ‘Pillar 1’ – in hospitals – and Pillar 2 – drive-through test centres and swabs sent by post.

Confirmed cases of Covid-19 by Lancashire borough as of Saturday, July 11 with increases in brackets:

  • Blackburn with Darwen: 1,054 (+16), 707.7 per 100,000
  • Blackpool: 1,025 (+3), 735.8 per 100,000
  • Burnley: 445 (+5), 502.7 per 100,000
  • Chorley: 671 (+1), 574.4 per 100,000
  • Fylde: 446 (+1), 559.1 per 100,000
  • Hyndburn: 319 (+1), 394.7 per 100,000
  • Lancaster: 881 (0), 610.8 per 100,000
  • Pendle: 470 (+6), 514.2 per 100,000
  • Preston: 1,159 (+4), 817.2 per 100,000
  • Ribble Valley: 195 (+1), 324.7 per 100,000
  • Rossendale: 284 (+3), 400.6 per 100,000
  • South Ribble: 514 (+2), 463.2 per 100,000
  • West Lancashire: 719 (0), 631.0 per 100,000
  • Wyre: 626 (+1), 562.8 per 100,000

Four new deaths have been recorded at hospital trusts operating in Lancashire, according to today’s NHS figures.

Three of these deaths were at Blackpool hospitals and they happened on July 4, 5 and 7. One was at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust and happened on July 9.

It brings the total of deaths in the relevant five hospital trusts to 998.

A further 38 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,051.

Patients were aged between 40 and 98 years old. Three patients, aged 65 to 86 years, had no known underlying health conditions. 

Their families have been informed.