164 further coronavirus cases in North East Lincolnshire
The number of coronavirus cases in North East Lincolnshire increased by 164 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.
A total of 49,921 cases had been confirmed in North East Lincolnshire when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on March 31 (Thursday), up from 49,757 on Wednesday.
The cumulative rate of infection in North East Lincolnshire, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 31,325 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 31,485.
In England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, if one person tests positive for the virus more than 90 days after the first infection, two infection episodes will be recorded, according to the UK Health Security Agency.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 74,416 over the period, to 21,147,425.
There were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North East Lincolnshire.
The dashboard shows 384 people had died in the area by March 31 (Thursday) – which was unchanged from Wednesday.
It means there have been no deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on two the previous week.
They were among 14,587 deaths recorded across Yorkshire and The Humber.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in North East Lincolnshire.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.
The figures also show that three in five people in North East Lincolnshire have received a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The latest figures show 86,976 people had received a booster or third dose by March 30 (Wednesday) – 61% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.
A total of 112,722 people (79%) had received two jabs by that date.
Across England, 67% of people aged 12 and above had received a booster.
Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.