One more death and 188 further coronavirus cases recorded in Doncaster
The number of coronavirus cases in Doncaster increased by 188 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.
A total of 54,287 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Doncaster when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 17 (Wednesday), up from 54,099 on Tuesday.
The rate of infection in Doncaster now stands at 17,356 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the England average of 14,510.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 37,868 over the period, to 9,675,058.
There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Doncaster.
The dashboard shows 936 people had died in the area by November 17 (Wednesday) – up from 935 on Tuesday.
It means there have been seven deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on 11 the previous week.
They were among 12,680 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.
The figures also show that three-quarters of people in Doncaster have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The latest figures show 208,621 people had received both jabs by November 16 (Tuesday) – 74 per cent of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.