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Latest covid figures for South Kesteven and Rutland

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The covid infection rate in the area has dropped slightly after reaching its highest point in the pandemic a week ago.

In the past week in Rutland, 190 cases have been confirmed compared to 218 the week before.

This has caused the seven-day infection rate to drop from its high of 628 per every 100,000 people on Wednesday last week (October 20) to 364.


This has brought Rutland’s infection rate to below the national average of
482 per every 100,000.

The number of people who have tested positive in the county throughout the pandemic is 4,017 - more than 10 per cent of the population.

A total of 68 people have died from the virus with one deaths recorded in the past week.

In South Kesteven the infection rate has only dropped slightly, still remaining relatively high at 655 per every 100,000 people.

During the past week, 801 people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total of cases in the pandemic to 16,648.

A further death was recorded at the weekend, with 287 people in the district who have died within 28 days of a positive test.

According to statistics, 86.6 per cent of the country's population aged 12 and over has received their first covid vaccination with 79.3 having had their second, and 11.7 per cent had their booster.

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