Two more deaths and 200 further coronavirus cases in Doncaster

The number of coronavirus cases in Doncaster increased by 200 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and two more deaths were recorded.

Thursday, 4th November 2021, 9:49 am
Updated Thursday, 4th November 2021, 10:46 am

A total of 52,125 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Doncaster when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 3 (Wednesday), up from 51,925 on Tuesday.

The rate of infection in Doncaster now stands at 16,665 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the England average of 13,783.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 40,803 over the period, to 9,171,660.

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918 people had died in the area

There were also two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Doncaster.

The dashboard shows 918 people had died in the area by November 3 (Wednesday) – up from 916 on Tuesday.

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

They were among 12,455 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 207,703 people had received both jabs by November 2 (Tuesday) – 73 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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