September 21, 2020 10.45 am This story is over 38 months old

55 new COVID-19 cases in Greater Lincolnshire this weekend

No local deaths for 15 days

There have been 55 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire this weekend.

Government data showed cases of COVID-19 in Lincolnshire across Saturday and Sunday passed the 3,000 mark, adding 38 new cases to a total of 3,024.

Meanwhile there were 12 new cases in North Lincolnshire, and five in North East Lincolnshire.

It means there have been 379 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire so far in September.

The UK’s chief scientific advisor is expected to give a speech on Monday outlining the current situation.

It comes as health bosses are warning the UK faces a “very challenging winter period”.

Nationally, cases increased by 8,321 to 394,257 cases, while deaths increased by 45 to 41,777.

There were no further hospital deaths confirmed for the Greater Lincolnshire regions in NHS figures or the government’s own tally, which also includes deaths outside of hospitals or outside the county.

Latest coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire

4,151 cases (up 55)

  • 3,024 in Lincolnshire (up 38)
  • 851 in North Lincolnshire (12)
  • 276 in North East Lincolnshire (up five)

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)

394,257 UK cases, 41,777 deaths