More than 150 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded across Lincolnshire, as the virus continues to spread across the county.
Today’s (February 1) official figures show that the total number of new cases reported rose by 159 yesterday.
The biggest increase in cases occurred again in South Kesteven where 42 people were found to have contracted the virus. South Holland also experienced a surge, with 37 new cases discovered in the area.
Across the whole of the UK 18,607 people tested positive for the virus yesterday, bringing the total number of people to have contracted the disease to more than 3.83 million.
But the good news is that NHS England did not report anyone dying from the disease in Lincolnshire yesterday.
However, a total of 43 people died from coronavirus in NHS England hospitals yesterday.
On Sunday, five people were reported to have died from the virus across the county.
Here is the latest breakdown for each local authority area across Lincolnshire:
- Boston – 3,937 (increase of 19)
- East Lindsey – 5,436 (increase of 19)
- Lincoln – 6,136 (increase of eight)
- North Kesteven – 4,663 (increase of 27)
- South Kesteven – 6,066 (increase of 42)
- South Holland – 3,899 (increase of 37)
- West Lindsey – 3,794 (increase of 7)
In addition, here is the breakdown for other locations in the area: