Coronavirus deaths spike in Lincolnshire as county enters Tier 3 – Lincolnshire Live

Last Updated on December 2, 2020 by

There have been 13 more coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Lincolnshire, according to NHS England figrues released on Wednesday (December 2).

Eight of the deaths were under United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust, two at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals and three were at Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG).

The latest fatalities take the death toll in the county to 324 since the pandemic started.

The daily data comes as 204 new cases were reported in Lincolnshire.

Lincoln this time registered the most with 41.

The total is down from 266 yesterday as Lincolnshire heads into Tier 3.

Here is the latest breakdown for each local authority area across all of Lincolnshire:

Boston  – 2,110 (increase of 28)

East Lindsey  – 3,562 (increase of 23)

Lincoln – 3,115 (increase of 41)

North Kesteven – 2,166 (increase of 30)

South Kesteven – 2,445 (increase of 38)

South Holland – 1,854 (increase of 19)

West Lindsey  – 1,801 (increase of 25)

In addition, here is the breakdown for other locations in the area:

Bassetlaw – 3,683 (increase of 40)

Newark and Sherwood – 2,985 (increase of 46)

North Lincolnshire – 4,831 (increase of 35)

North East Lincolnshire – 5,237 (increase of 40)

Locally, the number of Covid-related deaths since the start of the pandemic is as follows:

The Government said a further 648 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 59,699.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 75,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The Government said that, as of 9am on Wednesday, there had been a further 16,170 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,659,256.

Downing Street has said the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine in the UK will go to care homes residents starting from next week.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said: “The JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation) has published the updated prioritisation list and said the people in care homes are the most vulnerable given that age is clearly the biggest risk factor with this virus.

“They also said that while it is right that every effort should be made to supply vaccines to care home residents there will some flexibility and that deployment will be a factor.

“What the prioritisation list shows is our determination to make sure the most clinically vulnerable receive it first.”

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