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Greater Lincolnshire coronavirus cases top 4,000 mark

249 cases in a fortnight

The overall number of coronavirus cases in Greater Lincolnshire passed the 4,000 mark on Tuesday.

There were 24 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed across the region, bringing the total number since the pandemic broke out in the county in March to 4,021.

The government data published on Tuesday evening showed 15 new cases in Lincolnshire, seven in North Lincolnshire and two in North East Lincolnshire.

It means there have been 249 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire in a fortnight.

Nationally, cases increased by 3,105 to 374,228 cases on Tuesday, while deaths increased by 27 to 41,664.

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

4,021 cases (up 24)

  • 2,928 in Lincolnshire (up 15)
  • 826 in North Lincolnshire (up seven)
  • 267 in North East Lincolnshire (up two)

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)

374,228 UK cases, 41,664 deaths