London news London borough getting extra help due to worrying increase of coronavirus cases Uk news
MetiNews.Com - It is still hoped that a local lockdown can be avoided with mobile testing units being brought in to two specific areas of the affected borough
Breaking News ! Sign up to FREE email alerts from MyLondon - MyEastLondon NewsSubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingSee ourprivacy noticeInvalid Email Targeted support is being given to parts of Hackney, as the borough sees more cases of coronavirus than anywhere else in London. Figures released on Thursday show that in the seven days to July 28 Hackney saw 14.2 cases per 100,000 people - a higher rate than any other borough. This is well below Blackburn with Darwen, which with a figure of 83.
. But no chances are being taken as extra steps are taken to ensure a local lockdown isn't needed. Data published on the Government’s coronavirus.data.gov.uk website gives an even more up-to-date picture, and shows that 36 new cases were reported in Hackney and the City of London between Monday, July 27 and yesterday (Friday, July 31). The running total of cases now stands at 952 in Hackney and the City, two areas that were joined together by Public Health England for data-collection purposes.
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