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Latest coronavirus cases for South Kesteven and Rutland




Stamford has the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the district, according to the Government's interactive map.

In South Kesteven, 34 Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the past week bringing the total from 7,600 to 7,634 yesterday (May 26).

The Government’s interactive map shows that in Grantham, Bourne and Market Deeping, there were three cases or fewer, while in Stamford 12 new cases were recorded, nine of which were in Stamford North, in the seven days leading up to Friday last week (May 21).

The Government's interactive map shows Stamford to have the highest number of covid cases in South Kesteven. Photo: gov.uk
The Government's interactive map shows Stamford to have the highest number of covid cases in South Kesteven. Photo: gov.uk

One further person has died within 28 days of testing positive from Covid-19, bringing the total deaths recorded in South Kesteven to 267.

Rutland’s seven-day infection rate is more than half of the national average.

It stands at 10 per 100,000 people compared with 24.4 across the country.

Coronavirus stock image
Coronavirus stock image

In the past week, four cases have been confirmed in Rutland bringing the total from 1,678 to 1,682.

Cases where a positive rapid lateral flow test was followed by all negative polymerase chain reaction tests taken within three days were removed from the statistics.

No new covid deaths have been recorded in the county for a month.

It was announced on Wednesday that people aged 30 and over can book their Covid-19 jab.

In the United Kingdom, 72.9 per cent of the adult population have received their first Covid-19 vaccination with 44.8 per cent also having had their second jab.

A total of 61,995,062 vaccinations against covid have been administered in the country.

The figures, released by Public Health England on Wednesday (May 26), don’t include anyone who caught the virus and self-diagnosed.



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