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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Newark and Sherwood reaches 2,530 (Friday, November 20) according to Public Health England




Another 26 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Newark and Sherwood, according to the latest figures released by Public Health England.

It takes the total number of cases in the district since March to 2,530.

There have now been 20,661 cases in Nottinghamshire, an increase of 263, while in Nottingham city there have been 15,983, a rise of 121.

coronavirus (42844447)
coronavirus (42844447)

In Ashfield there have been 3,125 cases (up 47) Bassetlaw 3,168 (up 47) Broxtowe 3,061 (up 18) Gedling 3,141 (up 54) Mansfield 2,589 (up 44) and Rushcliffe 3,047 (up 27).

No new deaths have been recorded of residents in Newark and Sherwood who have died within 28 days of testing positive for covid-19, according to the latest public data. The total remains at 76.

The country is in lockdown. The plan is that restrictions will be eased from Wednesday, December 2. However, if the lockdown has failed to bring the virus under control, measures may have to continue.

The coronavirus testing centre that is being built in the carpark of Castle House. (43165110)
The coronavirus testing centre that is being built in the carpark of Castle House. (43165110)

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Job Retention Scheme, or furlough, will be extended until the end of March.

According to the latest public data, another 22,915 coronavirus cases were reported nationally, taking the total to 1,453,256.

Another 501 were recorded, taking the total to 53,274 people who have died.



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