Four weeks since last COVID related death in Peterborough

It has now been four weeks since the last COVID related death (within 28 days of a positive test) in Peterborough, statistics have revealed.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 4:21 pm

The last death within 28 days of a positive test in the city was on March 25. With no deaths recorded yesterday (April 22), it now means it has been 28 days since the last death - the longest run without a death in Peterborough since the pandemic began.

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The case rate in Peterborough has continued to fall, and now stands at 47 cases per 100,000 people - the lowest it has been for several months.

It is now less than double the UK rate (24.8), after a run of several weeks when it was more than twice as high as the nation figure. The rate is still the 27th highest in the country, however.