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Latest coronavirus figures for South Kesteven and Rutland

Covid-19 cases remain relatively low in the area while nationally the infection rate increases.

In Rutland, the total number of people who have tested positive for the virus has increased from 1,682 on May 26 to 1,690 yesterday (June 2).

The seven-day infection rate for Rutland is 15 per 100,000 people, whereas the national average currently stands at 32.1 compared with 21.3 three weeks ago.


No deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test have been recorded in the county for more than a month.

In South Kesteven, 14 Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the past week bringing the total from 7,634 on May 26 to 7,648 yesterday.

The infection rate for South Kesteven stands at 18.3, almost half the national average.

The number of people who have died in the district remains at 267.

In the United Kingdom, 75.2 per cent of the adult population have received their first Covid-19 vaccination with 49.5 per cent also having had their second jab.

A total of 65,658,949 vaccinations against covid have been administered in the country.

The figures don’t include anyone who caught the virus and self-diagnosed.

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