COVID testing

The number of COVID cases recorded in 22 areas of Peterborough last week

The number of positive COVID tests recorded in each area of Peterborough have been revealed.

Data from the government shows that Longthorpe and Netherton had the highest number of positive tests with 31 in the seven days ending on October 22.

West Town and Woodston had 20, while Fengate and Parnwell had 19

In total in Peterborough there were 259 cases, which is below the national average.

Meanwhile, North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust has confirmed there have been more deaths connected to COVID.

Caroline Walker, Chief Executive, for North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, said: “I can confirm that sadly, 275 patients being cared for in our Trust have passed away since we began reporting Covid-19-related deaths. There have been 106 at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and 169 at Peterborough City Hospital. All patients were aged 30 to 98 years old and had pre-existing health conditions.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

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