17 more coronavirus cases diagnosed in Doncaster

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Doncaster increased by 17, official figures show.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 9:59 am

Public Health England figures show that 24,226 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Thursday (June 3) in Doncaster up from 24,209 the same time on Wednesday.

The health body recently changed the way it records the figures.

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There were 17 more cases in 24 hours

Cases identified through a positive lateral flow test – those which can deliver results within half an hour – will no longer be counted if the person then takes a PCR test, which is sent to a lab to be checked, and receives a negative result within three days.

The rate of infection in Doncaster now stands at 7,768 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 6,975.

Doncaster's cases were among the 403,589 recorded across Yorkshire, a figure which rose by 421 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.

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