Lincolnshire is tipped to be put into tier 4 after Christmas
Lincolnshire has been tipped to move to tier 4 by the new year, with 265 new coronavirus cases and 28 Covid-related deaths reported today (Tuesday) in Greater Lincolnshire.
The government’s Covid-19 dashboard has recorded 196 new cases in Lincolnshire, including 46 in South Kesteven. The Greater Lincolnshire area includes North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.
On Tuesday, 24 deaths were registered in Lincolnshire, including one more in South Kesteven - bringing the total to 110. These figures include deaths both in and out of hospitals, as well as residents in hospitals outside the county. Lincolnshire’s deaths have now surpassed 900 since the pandemic started.