Public Well being England has tonight printed their newest rolling seven-day fee of latest Covid-19 circumstances for each Lancashire native authority as discussions proceed over transferring the county into the best degree of latest lockdown restrictions.
All 14 native authorities in Lancashire recorded an increase of their an infection charges within the week to October 13 with Burnley now on 529.7 circumstances per 100,000 and Pendle, West Lancashire and Blackburn all with charges above 400.
Yesterday Boris Johnson positioned Lancashire within the ‘excessive’ alert degree class – Tier 2 – which permits pubs and bars to remain open till 10pm however prohibits members of the general public from mixing indoors with different households or assist bubbles.
LancsLive reported final night time how Lancashire “received a last-minute reprieve” from getting into Tier Three on Wednesday which might have seen sure companies, together with pubs, bars, gyms and betting outlets, shut.
County council chief Geoff Driver CBE mentioned they had been warned that it’s “extremely possible that some or all of Lancashire will likely be put into probably the most extreme Tier Three quickly” however harassed any extra restrictions have to be accompanied by a full bundle of assist for the county’s residents and companies.
Discussions have been ongoing at present with Authorities well being officers at a Joint Biosecurity Committee Silver Assembly over whether or not to advocate transferring each Lancashire and Better Manchester into Tier 3 – the ‘very excessive’ Covid alert class.
LancsLive understands any change to Lancashire’s Tier 2 standing isn’t anticipated to be made till tomorrow. If more durable lockdown restrictions are accepted then Lancashire would be a part of a lot of Merseyside in Tier 3.
It comes as Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer at present demanded a two to three-week “circuit breaker” lockdown as he accused the Authorities of “shedding management” of coronavirus.
Burnley now has the fourth highest an infection fee in England – behind Knowsley in second and Liverpool in third – after 471 coronavirus circumstances had been recorded within the seven days to October 10. That is up from a fee of 435.2 within the week ending October 3.
Six different areas in Lancashire have an infection charges above the 300 mark, together with Pendle, West Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, Preston, Hyndburn and Rossendale.
Ribble Valley, Lancaster, South Ribble, Chorley and Blackpool all have an infection fates increased than 200 whereas Fylde and Wyre are the one Lancashire areas beneath the 200 mark.
The checklist has been calculated by the PA information company and relies on Public Well being England knowledge printed on October 13 on the Authorities’s coronavirus dashboard. Information for the latest three days (October 11-13) has been excluded as it’s incomplete and more likely to be revised.
The info beneath consists of the entire variety of circumstances and general an infection fee for every space because the pandemic started. Many of those circumstances will not be lively
Full checklist of Lancashire’s newest an infection charges:
From left to proper, it reads: identify of native authority; fee of latest circumstances within the seven days to October 10; quantity (in brackets) of latest circumstances recorded within the seven days to October 10; fee of latest circumstances within the seven days to October 3; quantity (in brackets) of latest circumstances recorded within the seven days to October 3.
Burnley 529.7 (471), 435.2 (387)
Pendle 426.7 (393), 315.9 (291)
West Lancashire 423.4 (484), 266.0 (304)
Blackburn with Darwen 410.8 (615), 235.1 (352)
Preston 329.1 (471), 319.3 (457)
Hyndburn 310.9 (252), 288.7 (234)
Rossendale 306.4 (219), 246.2 (176)
Ribble Valley 282.5 (172), 244.7 (149)
Lancaster 277.3 (405), 167.1 (244)
South Ribble 260.9 (289), 198.6 (220)
Chorley 246.2 (291), 151.4 (179)
Blackpool 207.2 (289), 177.1 (247)
Fylde 185.7 (150), 136.2 (110)
Wyre 167.7 (188), 126.7 (142)
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