The number of COVID deaths in Lincolnshire have increased but COVID cases have dropped
COVID deaths in Lincolnshire have increased by 50% this week. However, even though the number of deaths has increased, new COVID cases in Greater Lincolnshire continue to drop.
According to official figures, the number of new COVID cases in Greater Lincolnshire which include Spalding, Skegness, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, and Boston have dropped by 7%. The past week there were 3,119 new COVID cases compared to 3,360 the previous week.
Government figures have revealed that 18 people in Greater Lincolnshire died of COVID this week compared with 12 last week. Hospitals in Greater Lincolnshire have also reported that 12 people have died of COVID compared to nine last week.
On more positive news, more than 100,000 people have received booster jabs while two new vaccination centres have opened in the Spalding area.
The latest COVID stats for Lincolnshire are:
578 new cases of coronavirus in Greater Lincolnshire. 380 of those cases were in Lincolnshire, 101 in North East Lincolnshire and 97 in North Lincolnshire
Coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire on Friday, November 5
141,064 cases (up 578)
94,376 in Lincolnshire (up 380)
22,816 in North Lincolnshire (up 97)
23,872 in North East Lincolnshire (up 101)
2,426 deaths (no change)
1,773 from Lincolnshire (no change)
332 from North Lincolnshire (no change)
321 from North East Lincolnshire (no change)
of which 1,455 hospital deaths (no change)
896 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (no change)
44 at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)
1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)
514 in Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG) (no change)