88 further coronavirus cases and three more deaths recorded in West Lindsey

The number of coronavirus cases in West Lindsey increased by 88 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and three more deaths were recorded.

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.

The number of coronavirus cases in West Lindsey increased by 88 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and three more deaths were recorded.

A total of 12,062 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in West Lindsey when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 10 (Wednesday), up from 11,974 on Tuesday.

The rate of infection in West Lindsey now stands at 12,540 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 14,120.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 39,325 over the period, to 9,406,001.

There were also three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in West Lindsey.

The dashboard shows 212 people had died in the area by November 10 (Wednesday) – up from 209 on Tuesday.

It means there have been five deaths in the past week, which is an increase on three the previous week.

They were among 11,242 deaths recorded across the East Midlands.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in West Lindsey.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

The figures also show that more than four in five people in West Lindsey have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 70,582 people had received both jabs by November 9 (Tuesday) – 82% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 80% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.