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There were 45 new coronavirus cases and one COVID-related death in Greater Lincolnshire on Tuesday, compared with 60 cases last Tuesday, but the same number of deaths.
The government’s COVID-19 dashboard recorded 35 new cases in Lincolnshire, six in North Lincolnshire and four in North East Lincolnshire.
One death was recorded in Lincolnshire and none in north Lincolnshire on Tuesday. These numbers include deaths both inside and outside hospitals as well as residents in hospitals outside the county.
NHS England reported no new deaths in the Greater Lincolnshire hospital for the 16th straight day.
On Tuesday, national cases rose by 1,946 to 4,423,796, while deaths rose by four to 127,543.
On local news, health bosses have said that “it’s okay to take small steps” if you’re afraid to leave after lockdown restrictions are lifted.
The Campaign to End Loneliness has also warned that those particularly hard hit by the lockdown and feeling lonely may be left behind.
There have now been no COVID-related deaths in North East Lincolnshire in the north of our region for more than three weeks.
According to the government’s dashboard, the last death was recorded on April 9, and the agency has not recorded any further coronavirus patient deaths since then.
There has also been a decline in infection rates in Northeast Lincolnshire on bank holiday weekends. It is now ranked lowest in Greater Lincolnshire.
However, its neighbor, North Lincolnshire, continues to have the highest COVID infection rate in any of the greater Lincolnshire area and the third nationally.
Here are the COVID-19 infection rates for Greater Lincolnshire as of May 3:
On national news, ministers are reportedly considering a handful of countries for UK people to travel to initially in the coming weeks.
According to reports, the “green list” could include around a dozen countries, although some newspapers say it could be fewer than 10.
In other news, government-funded kindergartens are facing a crisis that threatens their very survival, according to a survey by leading unions and charities.
A third of the nurseries run, which are funded and controlled by local authorities, are reducing staff and services due to the impact of the coronavirus and the uncertainty about the funding they will receive in the next school year.
Coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire on Tuesday May 4th
59,774 cases (plus 45)
- 41,524 in Lincolnshire (up to 35)
- 9,563 in North Lincolnshire (up to six)
- 8,687 in North East Lincolnshire (up to four)
2,190 deaths (up to one)
- 1,616 from Lincolnshire (up to one)
- 306 from North Lincolnshire (no change)
- 268 from North East Lincolnshire (no change)
of which 1,303 deaths in hospital (no change)
- 811 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (no change)
- 41 in the Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)
- 1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)
- 450 in Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG) (no change)
4,423,796 cases in the UK, 127,543 deaths