Preston and South Ribble’s confirmed coronavirus circumstances over the weekend have been up to date and you’ll see how the an infection charges have been altering.
Preston recorded 93 new Covid circumstances on Saturday (23 January) and an extra 77 new circumstances on Sunday (24 January).
South Ribble’s new circumstances have been 55 and 49 for the 2 weekend days.
Wyre was up by 39 circumstances and 40 circumstances, whereas Fylde noticed 42 circumstances and 44 new circumstances.
Ribble Valley recorded 25 and 33, and in Chorley there have been 71 new circumstances on Saturday and 40 circumstances on Sunday.
See the latest coronavirus cases and information close to you
In the course of the previous week Preston and South Ribble have featured regularly in the fastest-rising infection rates in England.
The chart under exhibits South Ribble has now begun to see a slight fall within the an infection fee however Preston stays on an upward pattern. Should you can’t see the chart, click here.
Lockdown lifting ‘a great distance off’ says Well being secretary
A file day on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout when it comes to the variety of first doses given is ‘good progress’ say the Well being secretary.
The Prime Minister has set a goal of vaccinating 15 million individuals from the federal government’s high precedence teams, together with all over-70s, by mid-February.
A complete of 491,970 individuals within the UK obtained their first vaccine dose on Saturday – that means the entire variety of individuals to obtain a primary dose is greater than 6.3million individuals.
Nonetheless, Matt Hancock mentioned: “There’s early proof that the lockdown is beginning to carry circumstances down however we’re a protracted, lengthy, great distance from being low sufficient as a result of the case fee was extremely excessive.”
See the coronavirus vaccine centres close to you
Chatting with Sky Information’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday present he mentioned: “You possibly can see the strain on the NHS – you’ll be able to see it day-after-day.”
Mr Hancock was quizzed on the brand new South African Covid variant through the Andrew Marr Present on the BBC.
He mentioned: “There’s not what we name neighborhood transmission the place you discover a case that you could’t discover the hyperlink again to journey. In the meanwhile it’s all linked to journey.”
Learn extra: See the latest Preston news and headlines