The latest government figures show the new positive tests from across the county today, Monday, December 14.
One of the biggest increases has come in Mansfield, which has more than double the number of cases than the day before. There have now been 3,282 cases in the region since the start of the pandemic.
Nottingham saw a smaller increase, with 67 more cases, meaning the total now stands at 17,948 in the city.
Here is the number of cases in each region of Nottinghamshire:
Ashfield – 3,937 (increase of 23)
Bassetlaw – 4,178 (increase of 38)
Broxtowe – 3,609 (increase of 25)
Gedling – 3,835 (increase of 22)
Mansfield – 3,282 (increase of 54)
Newark et Sherwood – 3,346 (increase of 27)
Nottingham – 17,948 (increase of 67)
Rushcliffe – 3,549 (increase of 29)
There have now been 1,602,174 cases in England since the start of the pandemic.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock today praised the drop in the number of cases and infection rates in the county.
Lilian Greenwood, MP for Nottingham South, asked him: ‘The Nottingham Post website reports today that 72 areas of level 2 now have a higher Covid rate than level 3 in Nottingham.
“Since we came out of the national lockdown and moved to level 3, our situation has improved on the five metrics used, but we still don’t know if the improvement is enough for us to go down one level later. this week.
” Will he [Hancock] state the thresholds that will be used and will it commit to publishing the rationale for its decision making? ”
Hancock responded, “We have presented the statistics that we are looking at and we are publishing those statistics.
“I think Nottinghamshire, including Nottingham, has done a very good job of sorting out their affairs. ”