Two more deaths recorded in Lincoln

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the weekend in Lincoln.

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the weekend in Lincoln.

The dashboard shows 266 people had died in the area by May 9 (Monday) – up from 264 on Friday.

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They were among 13,983 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 Lincoln.

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

Figures reported on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.

A total of 153,404 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 9 (Monday) – up from 153,224 on Friday.