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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Newark and Sherwood reaches 6,559 today (Tuesday, February 23)




Another 17 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Newark and Sherwood, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Ashfield 8,865 (up 30) Bassetlaw 7,304 (up 27) Broxtowe 6,565 (up 26) Gedling 7,507 (up 19) Mansfield 7,396 (up 30) Newark and Sherwood 6,559 (up 17) Rushcliffe 6,416 (up 13) and Nottingham 28,716 (up 59) Nottinghamshire 50,612 (up 162).

In the last seven days there have been 248 positive cases recorded in Newark and Sherwood. This represents a slight decrease.

Abandoned face mask.
Abandoned face mask.

In the latest 24-hour period, no new deaths in Newark and Sherwood were reported within 28 days of testing positive for the virus, according to the latest data. It leaves the total at 191.

In total, the number of people vaccinated in the UK stands at 17,723,840 — the latest data.

According to the latest public data, 4,126,150 patients in the UK have tested positive and 120,757 people have died within 28 days of positive test.

Vaccine stock image. (44526001)
Vaccine stock image. (44526001)

An easing of the national lockdown was announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday (Monday).

It means from next month all schools can return, people can socialise in parks and public spaces with another person, and some sports can also make a comeback.

Mr Johnson said it was the first of four steps in the roadmap to lifting lockdown completely.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaving 10 Downing Street, London, to give his speech to Parliament where he set out the road map for easing coronavirus restrictions across England. Picture: PA News, Monday February 22, 2021. (44535861)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaving 10 Downing Street, London, to give his speech to Parliament where he set out the road map for easing coronavirus restrictions across England. Picture: PA News, Monday February 22, 2021. (44535861)

For more on lifting lockdown, visit here.

To find out what steps you need to take if you think you have the virus, visit here.



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