Latest figures show coronavirus cases falling in Bassetlaw

New coronavirus infection rates are falling in Bassetlaw, new figures from the Government show.

Tuesday, 9th February 2021, 7:16 pm

In the week to February 5, 252.9 people per 100,000 of the population tested positive for Covid-19, a fall of 16 per cent on the previous week.

In areas of Nottighamshire, Mansfield saw rates rise to 346.7 people per 100,000 of population, a rise of one per cent.

The town is now the eighth worst area for new infections in the country.

Staff on the critical care unit at King's Mill Hospital.

Ashfield registered 309.6 cases per 100,000 of population, although this was a 20 per decrease on seven days previously.

The East Midlands currently is the second worst region for new cases with 259.6 positive tests per 100,000 population.

The average for England stands at 200.5 positive tests per 100,000 people, a decrease on 25 per cent over the last seven days.

On Tuesday, it was announced that 1,052 more people had died from coronavirus, while more than 12,000 had tested positive.