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Coronavirus figures for South Kesteven and Rutland




The latest coronavirus figures show that cases are continuing to remain low, with further easing of restrictions on Monday.

In the past week, the national seven-day infection rate has stayed relatively the same, neither going significantly up or down.

Figures released by Public Health England on yesterday (May 12), show that in Rutland the infection rate has dropped to lower than the national average standing at 12.5 compared with 21.6 per 100,000 people countrywide.

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A total of 10 new cases have been recorded in the Rutland in the past week, with a total of 1,679 people testing positive since the beginning of the pandemic.

No new deaths have been recorded in the county for two weeks.

In South Kesteven, 29 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week bringing the total cases from 7,567 to 7,596.

The Government’s interactive map shows that in Bourne, there were three cases or fewer, while in Stamford nine new cases were recorded and four people tested positive in Market Deeping.

The seven-day infection rate for the district sits at 24.6, slightly above the national average.

The number of people who have died from Covid-19 in the district remains at 266.

In the United Kingdom, 67.8 per cent of the adult population have received their first Covid-19 vaccination with 35 per cent also having had their second jab.



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