36 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Chesterfield

The number of coronavirus cases in Chesterfield increased by 36 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

Thursday, 2nd September 2021, 8:05 am

A total of 9,292 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Chesterfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on September 1 (Wednesday), up from 9,256 on Tuesday.

The rate of infection in Chesterfield now stands at 8,855 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 10,442.

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A total of 9,292 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Chesterfield

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 35,493 over the period, to 6,825,074.

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Chesterfield.

The dashboard shows 217 people had died in the area by September 1 (Wednesday) – up from 216 on Tuesday.

It means there have been two deaths in the past week, which is the same as the previous week.

They were among 10,500 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.

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 72,697 people had received both jabs by August 31 (Tuesday) – 84% of those aged 18 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.