Covid-19 rate of infection increases in Mansfield according to latest Public Health England data

The rate of coronavirus infection in Mansfield has increased from the end of October to start of November, according to most recent figures from Public Health England.

By Lizzie Day
Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 11:18 am
Updated Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 11:20 am

In the seven days to November 5, Mansfield had a rate of 380.6 new virus infections per 100,000 people and a total of 416 more positive cases, based on data from the health body, published on the government’s coronavirus dashboard on November 9.

This is a slight increase from a rate of 367.8 new positive tests in every 100,000 people in the seven days to October 29 and 402 new cases in the same period.

The data from Public Health England largely shows that Covid-19 rates have fallen across the county in recent days, yet the latest figures from the government testing programme shows an increase in the number of new cases in Mansfield.

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Public Health England have revealed the rate of Covid-19 infection in Mansfield, published on November 9.

Ashfield in comparison, had a lower rate of virus infection than Mansfield, with an average rate of 328.3 new cases in 100,000 people but a total of 420 new cases in the seven days to November 5.

The town previously had a Covid-19 rate of 307.2 new cases in every 100,000 people with a total of 393 new positive tests in the seven days to October 29.

While Nottingham documented a lower rate of coronavirus infection, with an average of 353.9 new positive tests in every 100,000 people and 1,178 new cases in the seven days to November 5.

Previously, the city had a rate of 398.0 new infections in every 100,000 people and 1,325 new cases in the seven days to October 29.

Nearby in Bolsover, the area recorded a new Covid-19 rate of 477.9 new infections in every 100,000 people and a total of 385 more cases in the seven days to November 5.

This shows a significant increase from the previous rate of coronavirus cases which was 388.5 in 100,000 people and 313 new positive tests in the seven days to October 29.

Across the country, the majority of areas in England have seen a rise in case rates – with 210 out of 315 local authorities documenting an increase.

Oldham continues to have the highest rate in England, with 1,835 new cases recorded in the seven days to November 5 – the equivalent of 773.9 cases per 100,000 people.

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