We've been crunching the latest Covid data as new restrictions come in

Covid Plan B: Where cases in Preston are rising and falling as fresh restrictions on mask wearing and working from home are brought in amid rising Omicron fears

This is the latest Covid picture in Preston as the Government introduces fresh restrictions with concerns over the Omicron variant continuing to grow.

By Adam Lord
Thursday, 9th December 2021, 11:55 am

There will be an extension of mask-wearing from Friday, a return to working from home on Monday and mandatory Covid passports for large venues from Wednesday as part of the so-called ‘Plan B’.

While there is no specific data on Omicron for the city, there were 474 confirmed cases in Preston, a rate of 328.8 per 100,000 people, in the seven days to December 2.

Across the UK, the current rate of infection stands at 488.2.

These are the neighbourhoods in Preston where cases are rising and falling...

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