Number of coronavirus cases in Doncaster increased by 170 in last 24 hours

The number of coronavirus cases in Doncaster increased by 170 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Thursday, 25th November 2021, 7:50 pm

A total of 55,610 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Doncaster when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 25 (Thursday), up from 55,440 on Wednesday.

The rate of infection in Doncaster now stands at 17,779 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the England average of 15,026.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 46,654 over the period, to 10,021,497.

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The rate of infection in Doncaster now stands at 17,779 cases per 100,000 people

However, there were no new coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Doncaster.

The dashboard shows 941 people had died in the area by November 25 (Thursday) – which was unchanged from Wednesday.

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It means there have been three deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on eight the previous week.

They were among 12,799 deaths recorded across Yorkshire and The Humber.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Doncaster.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.

The figures also show that three-quarters of people in Doncaster have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 209,157 people had received both jabs by November 24 (Wednesday) – 74 per cent of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

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