Local lockdown came into force on August 8 in Preston

Preston local lockdown: These are the areas that recorded new cases of coronavirus after restrictions came into force

Latest data released by Public Health England has revealed the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in each area of Preston in the week after local lockdown restrictions were imposed.

By Colin Ainscough
Friday, 21st August 2020, 8:12 am
Updated Friday, 21st August 2020, 8:16 am

The Public Health England (PHE) data taken from the Gov.uk website includes lab confirmed positive cases of Covid-19 reported by August 19, 2020 with a specimen date up to August 16, 2020.

Daily updates show 40 cases were recorded in Preston between August 11, 2020 to August 16, 2020 (week 33), however, only areas that recorded three cases or more have been mapped.

Data for the previous week (week 32) between August 3, 2020 to August 10, 2020 can be found here.

These are the areas of Preston where data has been accurately mapped, from lowest to highest case numbers (Images are for illustration purposes only):

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