88 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Chesterfield

The number of coronavirus cases in Chesterfield increased by 88 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

Saturday, 16th October 2021, 9:06 am

A total of 11,901 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Chesterfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on October 15 (Friday), up from 11,813 on Thursday.

The rate of infection in Chesterfield now stands at 11,342 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 12,574.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 44,212 over the period, to 8,361,651.

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A total of 11,901 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Chesterfield when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Friday

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

The dashboard shows 224 people had died in the area by October 15 (Friday) – up from 223 on Thursday.

It means there has been one death in the past week, which is an increase on none the previous week.

They were among 10,949 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 four in five people in Chesterfield have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 74,763 people had received both jabs by October 14 (Thursday) – 80% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 79% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.