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Coronavirus area by area breakdown as Lancashire cases rise by 802 in 24 hours – Lancs Live

There have been 802 new coronavirus cases in Lancashire in the past 24 hours, according to Public Health England.

Blackburn with Darwen again showed the biggest daily rise with a further 145 positive tests across the borough.

It was the only area of Lancashire were more than 100 new infections were registered.

Preston recorded the second biggest rise with 98 cases followed by Blackpool with 60 and Burnley with 58 while Ribble Valley posted the lowest increase with 29.

People also contracted the virus in Chorley, Hyndburn, West Lancashire, South Ribble, Rossendale, Lancaster, Burnley, Pendle and Fylde.

It brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lancashire to 49,233 since the start of the pandemic, however many of these will no longer be active.

The new case data includes people being tested both through ‘Pillar 1’ – which is in hospitals – and Pillar 2 – which is drive-through test centres and swabs sent by post.

The data below includes the total number of cases and overall infection rate for each area since the pandemic began. Many of these cases will no longer be active. For the latest infection rates or the most recent week of data, click here.

The number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by Lancashire borough as of Saturday, November 7:

  • Blackburn with Darwen: 7,587 (+145), 5,068.3 per 100,00

  • Blackpool: 4,213 (+60), 3,021.2 per 100,000

  • Burnley: 3,558 (+58), 4,001.3 per 100,000

  • Chorley: 2,821 (+40), 2,386.3 per 100,000

  • Fylde: 1,942 (+53), 2,404.1 per 100,000

  • Hyndburn: 2,862 (+59), 3,531.5 per 100,000

  • Lancaster: 3,536 (+44), 2,421.3 per 100,000

  • Pendle: 3,640 (+34), 3,984.3 per 100,000

  • Preston: 5,638 (+98), 3,938.9 per 100,000

  • Ribble Valley: 1,616 (+29), 2,654.1 per 100,000

  • Rossendale: 2,520 (+36), 3,525.4 per 100,000

  • South Ribble: 2,808 (+46), 2,534.6 per 100,000

  • West Lancashire: 3,668 (+50) 3,208.9 per 100,000

  • Wyre: 2,794 (+50), 2,492.6 per 100,000

The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 24,957 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,171,441.

413 more people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 bringing the UK total to 48,888.

This includes 16 deaths at Lancashire hospital trusts in the latest NHS England update.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths when Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 64,000 deaths involving coronavirus in the UK.

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