Peterborough has now gone three weeks without a COVID related death

There has been three weeks since the last COVID related death in Peterborough.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 6:01 pm

The last death within 28 days of a positive test in the city was on March 25 - 21 days ago, according to Government data released this afternoon (data goes up to April 15).

The last time there was a three week gap between COVID deaths in the city was when there was a 24 day gap from July 14 to August 7.

In total during the pandemic there have been 338 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

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For a case rate per 100,000 people, Peterborough currently sits 12th in the country, with a rate of 75.2. The UK rate is 28.7.

There are currently 34 people in hospitals run by North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (Peterborough City, Hinchingbrooke and Stamford and Rutland), with five in mechanical ventilation beds (up to April 13).