Lancashire daily coronavirus figures as new area jumps to top of infection pile


There have been 124 newly recorded cases of the coronavirus in Lancashire today, according to figures released by Public Health England.The numbers indicate a drop in the overall infection rate for the county, but it should be noted that most areas of the county have experienced problems in the online test booking system today.

The newest cases have been recorded in Blackpool, Wyre, Hyndburn, Blackburn with Darwen and Preston registering significant increases.

No area recorded any new cases.

Case data is now based on people tested under both ‘pillar 1’ – which is in hospitals – and pillar 2 – which consists of drive-thru testing centers and swabs sent by post. .

The number of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus by the district of Lancashire as of Monday, September 14:

  • Blackburn with Darwen: 2,113 (+16), 1,411.5 per 100,000
  • Blackpool: 1171 (+20), 839.8 per 100,000
  • Burnley: 770 (+10), 865.9 per 100,000
  • Chorley: 788 (+1), 666.6 per 100,000
  • Infill: 528 (+4), 653.6 per 100,000
  • Hyndburn: 627 (+14), 773.7 for 100 000
  • Lancaster: 967 (+4), 662.2 per 100,000
  • Pendle: 1,018 (+7), 1,105.2 per 100,000
  • Preston: 1,685 (+17), 1,177.2 per 100,000
  • Ribble Valley: 254 (+2), 417.2 per 100,000
  • Rossendale: 437 (+3), 611.3 per 100,000
  • South Ribble: 651 (+8), 587,6 pour 100 000
  • West Lancashire: 868 (+1) 759.4 per 100,000
  • Wyre: 737 (+17), 657.5 per 100,000

No coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in Lancashire hospitals according to today’s NHS figures.

The government’s coronavirus testing program is dealing with a backlog of 185,000 swabs, with tests being sent to labs in Italy and Germany as the system faces criticism for struggling to meet demand.

The Department of Health and Social Affairs (DHSC) insists the capacity of the NHS testing and traceability system is at the highest it has ever been, but said there was demand ” important ‘of tests.

This includes requesting from people “who are symptomless and ineligible,” DHSC said.

Leaked documents revealed the backlog of 185,000 people, as well as the fact that tests are being sent to laboratories in Italy and Germany, according to the Sunday Times.

The DHSC said it plans to expand its capacity rapidly in the coming weeks and that new technology will be introduced to process tests faster.

Regarding tests sent overseas for treatment, the DHSC said the public expects them to do whatever they can to respond to the pandemic, including working with a wide range of public and private sector partners.

The Sunday Times also reported that documents show there has been an increase in canceled tests.

The newspaper said Randox disposed of 12,401 used swabs in a single day on September 2 and canceled more than 35,000 used test kits since the start of August.


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