125 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Chesterfield

The number of coronavirus cases in Chesterfield increased by 125 over the weekend, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 10:38 am

A total of 10,119 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Chesterfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on September 20 (Monday), up from 9,994 on Friday.

The rate of infection in Chesterfield now stands at 9,644 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 11,272.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 94,147 over the period, to 7,465,448.

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Sadly, there was also one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Chesterfield.

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Chesterfield.

The dashboard shows 219 people had died in the area by September 20 (Monday) – up from 218 on Friday.

It means there has been one death in the past week, which is the same as the previous week.

They were among 10,695 deaths recorded across the East Midlands.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Chesterfield.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

Figures reported on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.

The figures also show that more than four in five people in Chesterfield have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 73,947 people had received both jabs by September 19 (Sunday) – 83% of those aged 16 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.