More than 175 Covid cases across Ashfield and Mansfield in last day

The number of coronavirus cases in Mansfield and Ashfield increased by 177 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

By Patrick Jack
Thursday, 6th January 2022, 5:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th February 2022, 4:34 pm

A total of 32,155 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Mansfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Thursday, February 10, up 62 from 32,093 on Tuesday.

The cumulative rate of infection in Mansfield, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 29,405 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 27,412.

Cases in Ashfield rose by 115 in the last 24 hours to a total of 36,212, giving an infection rate of 28,216 cases per 100,000 people.

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A total of 32,155 cases had been confirmed in Mansfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Thursday, February 10, up from 32,093 the day before.

In Newark & Sherwood, cases rose by 76 to 32,650, an infection rate of 26,517, while postive tests in Bolsover district rose by 68 to 22,488 and an infection rate of 27,659.

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 162,080 over the period, to 18,162,199.

One coronavirus death was recorded across the four districts in the latest 24-hour period.

The dashboard shows one person died in Bolsover taking the death toll to 248 people.

The death tolls in Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark & Sherwood remain unchanged at 365, 399 and 269 people respectively.

They are among 12,656 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 78,664 people had received both jabs by Wednesday, February 9 – 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 91,724 and 59,511 people respectively.

In Newark & Sherwood, 92,186 people had received both jabs by Wednesday, 81 per cent of those eligible.

Across England, 84 per cent of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

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