Confirmed coronavirus cases in Newark and Sherwood reaches 7,209 today (Monday, April 5)
Six new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Newark and Sherwood, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.
It takes the total number of cases in the district since the start of the pandemic to 7,209.
In Nottinghamshire, excluding the city, another 53 cases have been recorded, taking the total to 54,388.
In Ashfield there have been 9,561 (up six) Bassetlaw 8,034 (up six) Broxtowe 7,098 (up six) Gedling 8,106 (up 13) Mansfield 8,052 (up 12) Rushcliffe 6,822 (up four) and Nottingham 30,388 (up 13).
In the last seven days there have been 100 positive cases recorded in Newark and Sherwood. This represents a decrease in the last seven days.
In the latest 24-hour period, no new deaths in Newark and Sherwood were reported within 28 days of the person testing positive for the virus. The total remains at 205.
According to the latest public data, 4,359,388 patients in the UK have tested positive, up 2,297, and 126,836 people have died within 28 days of positive test, and increase of ten.
The number of people vaccinated with the first dose, according to the national figures, is 31,523,101. The total for the second dose is 5,381,745.
An easing of the national lockdown is under way.
People can now meet in groups of up to six outside and travel to see their friends and families, with outdoor sports finally resuming.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to hold a press conference this afternoon to confirm is the roadmap out of restrictions remains on schedule.
Non-essential shops and hairdressers are due to re-open on April 12 as part of the next step.