Another 35 new confirmed cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire on Monday.
Government figures on Monday reported 29 new positive tests in Lincolnshire, with two in North East Lincolnshire and four in North Lincolnshire.
This means there have been 132 cases in our region in the since September 1, compared to 204 for the whole month of August.
Nationally, cases have spiked by 2,948 to 350,100 cases, while deaths increased by three to 41,554.
However, many have put the figure down to increased testing.
The rise was said to be predominantly among younger people and health secretary Matt Hancock said over the weekend he was concerned by the figures.
There were no further deaths confirmed in NHS figures or in the government’s own tally, which also includes deaths outside of hospitals or outside the county.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock tells LBC the rise in Covid-19 cases appears to be among younger people.
— LBC News (@LBCNews) September 7, 2020
Latest coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire
3,804 cases (up 35)
- 2,772 in Lincolnshire (up from 2,743)
- 782 in North Lincolnshire (up from 778)
- 250 in North East Lincolnshire (up from 248)
390 deaths (no change)
- 267 from Lincolnshire (no change)
- 89 from North Lincolnshire (no change)
- 34 from North East Lincolnshire (no change)
of which 268 hospital deaths (no change)
- 144 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (no change)
- 4 at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)
- 1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)
- 119 in Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG) (no change)
350,100 UK cases, 41,554 deaths