164 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Bath and North East Somerset

The number of coronavirus cases in Bath and North East Somerset increased by 164 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.

The number of coronavirus cases in Bath and North East Somerset increased by 164 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A total of 25,855 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Bath and North East Somerset when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 11 (Thursday), up from 25,691 on Wednesday.

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The rate of infection in Bath and North East Somerset now stands at 13,167 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 14,183.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 42,401 over the period, to 9,448,402.

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Bath and North East Somerset.

The dashboard shows 255 people had died in the area by November 11 (Thursday) – up from 254 on Wednesday.

It means there have been six deaths in the past week, which is the same as the previous week.

They were among 7,796 deaths recorded across the South West.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Bath and North East Somerset.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

The figures also show that three-quarters of people in Bath and North East Somerset have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 137,437 people had received both jabs by November 10 (Wednesday) – 76% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 80% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.