Coronavirus: 83 new cases across Gedling borough in 24 hours

 Coronavirus: 83 new cases across Gedling borough in 24 hours
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The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Gedling borough increased by 83 over the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 1085 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 11pm on Wednesday (October 14) in the borough.

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The rate of infection in Gedling borough now stands at 282.5 cases per 100,000, up from 131.5 per 100,000 the previous week.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 19,724 over the period, to 654,644.

Health chiefs across Nottinghamshire are urging the public to follow the new Tier 2 lockdown measures across Notts to help lower the rate of infection.

Leader of Gedling Borough Council, John Clarke also asked residents to follow the new regulations.

He said: “Following the government’s announcement yesterday, Gedling borough now falls under new COVID restrictions under the Tier 2 High COVID alert levels. This means that new restrictions will come into force from Wednesday.

“We are asking that you all follow the rules and help us to reduce the number of cases in Gedling, which have seen a rapid increase over the last two weeks.

“We realise that, once again, you are being asked to take a step back from your normal lives and, once again, you are being asked to make more sacrifices to stop this pandemic from tipping over and we appreciate how complicated this can be for many of you, however, we really need you to do this to save lives.

Leaders fear that if the numbers continue to rise, the Nottingham could be put into Tier 3, which would result in the closure of pubs, gyms and restaurants.

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1 Comment

  • hi, g-eye!
    newsletter good, but update daily on gedling covid like new cases/day and new cases/day/100,000 would be useful. apollies if it’s me and can’t find the right page!

    i

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