Liverpool City Region is seeing 1,000 daily positive COVID cases
Cases have doubled in less than two weeks
Liverpool City Region has announced that 1,000 positive COVID-19 tests are being confirmed daily, according to new figures.
Cases in the week leading up to October 6th increased to 7,075, which is double the amount of cases confirmed two weeks ago.
The current rate of infection in the Liverpool City Region stands at 450 cases per 100,000 residents.
Liverpool and Knowsley’s covid infection rates are now over 500 cases per 100,000 people
Covid hospital admissions in the North West now as high as they were in April
It’s not scaremongering, unfortunately it’s a very scary situation
— Liam Thorp (@LiamThorpECHO) October 6, 2020
The Liverpool City Region, which consists of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and The Wirral, have seen a dramatic increase in cases over the last week:
Sefton saw 1,000 new cases, compared to 748 in the week before October 6th.
Knowsley is still the worst-hit borough, with an infection rate of 650 cases per 100,000 residents.
Everyone is reminded to follow the recent guidelines to stay safe: Wash your hands thoroughly, wear a face mask, and maintain a safe distance from people outside of your household.
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