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Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Newark and Sherwood reaches 7,365 today (Sunday, May 16)

One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Newark and Sherwood, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Ashfield 9,688 (up 8) Bassetlaw 8,235 (up 9) Broxtowe 7,200 (up 7) Gedling 8,240 (up 4) Mansfield 8,339 (up 6) Newark and Sherwood 7,365 (up 1) Rushcliffe 6,898 (up 4) Nottingham 30,973 (up 21) Nottinghamshire 55,965 (up 39).

In the last seven days there have been 39 positive cases recorded in Newark and Sherwood. This represents a slight increase.

Newark Market Place. (43828703)
Newark Market Place. (43828703)

Public Health England has changed to the way coronavirus cases are reported.

Cases identified through a positive rapid lateral flow test will be removed for people who took polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests within three days that were all negative.

In the latest 24-hour period, no new deaths were reported in Newark and Sherwood within 28 days of the person testing positive for the virus. The total remains at 208.

A covid warden on patrol in Newark Market Place. (46387879)
A covid warden on patrol in Newark Market Place. (46387879)

According to the latest public data, 4,448,851 patients in the UK have tested positive and 127,675 people have died within 28 days of positive test.

The number of people vaccinated with the first dose up to May 14 is 36,320,867. The total for the second dose is 19,698,121.

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