September 24, 2020 10.40 pm This story is over 43 months old

Over 500 September COVID-19 cases in Greater Lincolnshire with 46 on Thursday

6,634 national cases today

There have been 46 new cases of coronavirus in Greater Lincolnshire on Thursday pushing the tally above 500 for the month.

There has also been one death reported in the county’s hospitals.

Government data showed cases of COVID-19 in Lincolnshire increased by 25, with 10 new cases in North Lincolnshire, and 11 in North East Lincolnshire.

It means there have been 541 cases of coronavirus in Greater Lincolnshire so far in September.

Nationally, cases increased by 6,634 to 416,363, while deaths increased by 40 to 41,902.

Earlier today, United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust confirmed a coronavirus-related death at one of it’s facilities.

It is the second death this week and the fourth this month.

There were no further hospital deaths confirmed for Greater Lincolnshire Hospitals in NHS figures on Thursday.

However, the government’s own tally, which also includes deaths outside of hospitals or outside the county, also saw no further deaths.

Thursday also saw the UK’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak announce new support employers, and employees, during the pandemic including a new job support scheme.

Latest coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire

4,313 cases (up 46)

  • 3,116 in Lincolnshire (up 25)
  • 895 in North Lincolnshire (up 10)
  • 302 in North East Lincolnshire (up 11)

392 deaths (no change)

  • 268 from Lincolnshire (up one)
  • 89 from North Lincolnshire (no change)
  • 35 from North East Lincolnshire (no change)

of which 270 hospital deaths (up one)

  • 145 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (up one)
  • 4 at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)
  • 1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)
  • 120 in Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG) (no change)

416,363 UK cases, 41,902 deaths