Forty new cases of Covid-19 recorded in Lincolnshire but rates continue to drop

There were 40 new cases of Covid-19 in Lincolnshire in the first two days of May.

NHS England reported no hospital deaths this week for the second straight week.

There were 266 deaths during the South Kesteven pandemic. The last death was recorded on April 13th. There were a total of 7,551 cases in the district during the pandemic.

40 other people test positive for Covid-19 over the weekend in Lincolnshire.  (46720941)40 other people test positive for Covid-19 over the weekend in Lincolnshire. (46720941)

Last Friday it was announced that there were 1,633 COVID-19 cases for the entire month in Greater Lincolnshire in April – a 63% decrease from the March 4,493 level.

The county’s death rate also fell sharply from 100 in March to 14 this month – an 86% decrease.

By Monday morning, national cases had risen to 4,420,201 while deaths had risen to 127,538.

Elsewhere, the BBC reported Monday that the government will relax funeral restrictions a month ahead of schedule.

Currently, only 30 mourners can attend church services. However, there would be an unlimited number of governments’ next easing on May 17.

At a pilot concert in Liverpool on Sunday, 5,000 music fans came to Sefton Park without masks, without social distance and without the rule of six.

It was part of government research on how to safely hold large gatherings, and attendees were required to conduct monitored cross-flow tests the day before.

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