Fewer than 100 Covid cases across Ashfield and Mansfield in last day

The number of coronavirus cases in Mansfield and Ashfield increased by just 98 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – the lowest so far this year.

By Patrick Jack
Thursday, 6th January 2022, 5:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th February 2022, 8:58 am

A total of 32,385 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Mansfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Tuesday, February 15, up 40 from 32,345 on Monday.

The cumulative rate of infection in Mansfield, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 29,616 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 27,736.

Cases in Ashfield rose by 58 in the last 24 hours to a total of 36,537, giving an infection rate of 28,470 cases per 100,000 people.

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The UK coronavirus dashboard shows 368 people had died in Mansfield from Covid by Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

In Newark & Sherwood, cases rose by 62 to 32,957, giving an infection rate of 26,767, while postive tests in Bolsover district rose by 32 to 22,698 and an infection rate of 27,917.

Since January 31, the UK Health Security Agency has changed the way it reports coronavirus cases.

It means if one person tests positive for the virus more than 90 days after the first infection, two episodes will be recorded.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 45,922 over the period, to 18,393,951.

Two coronavirus deaths were recorded across the four districts in the latest 24-hour period.

The dashboard shows two people died in Mansfield taking the death toll to 368 people.

The death tolls in Ashfield, Newark & Sherwood and Bolsover remain unchanged at 402, 270 and 248 people respectively.

They are among 12,723 deaths recorded across the East Midlands.

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The figures also show three-quarters of people in Mansfield have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 78,800 people had received both jabs by Monday, February 14 – 78 per cent of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

In Ashfield and Bolsover, 82 per cent of those aged 12 and over have received both jabs, with figures of 91,873 and 59,567 people respectively.

In Newark & Sherwood, 92,339 people had received both jabs by Monday, 81 per cent of those eligible.

Across England, 85 per cent of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

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