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80 new COVID-19 cases in Lincolnshire this weekend

The latest coronavirus data

There have been 80 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire this weekend.

The latest government data showed 62 new cases in Lincolnshire, 15 in North Lincolnshire and three in North East Lincolnshire.

It means there have been 195 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire this month, compared to 204 for the whole of August.

Prior to the weekend the government confirmed the R number – the rate of infection – had risen to above one.

Data released by the government showed it was now estimated to be between 1.0 and 1.2 – the first time since March.

New “rule of six” measures will begin today which will see bans on groups of more than six, with some exceptions.

Nationally, cases increased by 6,832 to 368,504 cases over the weekend, while deaths increased by 14 to 41,628..

There were no further hospital deaths confirmed in NHS figures.

Meanwhile, the government’s own tally for the county, which also includes deaths outside of hospitals or outside the county, was not available as of Monday morning.

Latest coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire

3,964 cases (up 80)

  • 2,889 in Lincolnshire (up 62)
  • 813 in North Lincolnshire (up 15)
  • 262 in North East Lincolnshire (up three)

390 deaths (no data for Sunday)

  • 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)

368,504 UK cases, 41,628 deaths