October 5, 2020 4.53 pm This story is over 42 months old

Coronavirus cases in Greater Lincolnshire pass 5,000 with bumper Monday

117 new cases to start the week

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greater Lincolnshire has passed the 5,000 mark.

On Monday there were 117 new cases in the region, bringing the cumulative total so far to 5,102.

The UK coronavirus dashboard showed cases of COVID-19 in Lincolnshire increased by 68, another 28 in North Lincolnshire, and 21 in North East Lincolnshire.

Overall this means 510 cases have been confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire so far in just five days in October.

Over the weekend, cases of coronavirus in Greater Lincolnshire leapt by 317 over the weekend after a glitch last week missed thousands off the statistics nationally.

A new alert system has also been revealed, which will see lockdown restrictions based on three different reactionary levels.

NHS figures showed no further deaths in hospitals across the region today.

The government dashboard’s death tally, which includes those both in and out of hospitals and those of residents in hospitals outside the county, also showed no further fatalities.

There were 820 cases in September, a 400% increase on August numbers.

Nationally, cases increased by 12,594 to 515,571 while deaths increased by 19 to 42,369.

Latest coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire

5,102 cases (up 117)

  • 3,605 in Lincolnshire (up 68)
  • 1,073 in North Lincolnshire (up 28)
  • 424 in North East Lincolnshire (up 21)

401 deaths (no change)

  • 275 from Lincolnshire (no change)
  • 90 from North Lincolnshire (no change)
  • 36 from North East Lincolnshire (no change)

of which 277 hospital deaths (no change)

  • 149 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (up two)
  • 5 at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)
  • 1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)
  • 122 in Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG) (no change)

502,978 UK cases, 42,350 deaths