The 8 Covid hotspots in Preston two weeks after "Freedom Day"

The 8 Covid hotspots in Preston two weeks after "Freedom Day"

These are the 8 areas of Preston where the covid rates are still above 300 per 100,000 people.

Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 10:46 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 11:51 am

It is now more than three weeks on since the Government lifted most restrictions and limits on social contact in its roadmap out of lockdown.

The Government's interactive map shows the areas of Preston where the Covid rates are over 400 (burgundy), between 200-399 (dark blue) and between 100-199 (light blue), in the seven days to August 5, 2021, which is just over two weeks on from "Freedom Day", and is the latest period for which reliable figures are available.

In the seven days to August 5, 2021, 427 people had tested positive for coronavirus, a decrease of 6.8% compared to the previous seven days.

5 deaths were recorded at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the seven days to August 5, 2021.

These are the areas of Preston with a rate higher than 300 two weeks on from "Freedom Day" (from highest rate to lowest).

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