A further 488 cases of coronavirus have been recorded across Derbyshire in the past 24 hours.
Two new fatalities have also been recorded across the county, according to NHS England figures released today (October 26).
Across the UK 894,690 people have tested positive for Covid-19.
This represents an increase of 20,890 over the same time period.
The Government said a further 102 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 44,998.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 59,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
In Derby, there has been a rise of 138 cases – bringing the total to 3,460.
This news comes as nearby areas of Nottinghamshire move to Tier 3 restrictions later this week.
Here is the breakdown for each local authority area across Derbyshire:
- Derby – 3,460 (increase of 138)
- Derbyshire Dales – 632 (increase of 14)
- South Derbyshire – 1,225 (increase of 54)
- North East Derbyshire – 1,600 (increase of 56)
- Chesterfield – 1,309 (increase of 58)
- Bolsover – 1,020 (increase of 45)
- Amber Valley – 1,395 (increase of 35)
- Erewash – 1,465 (increase of 54)
- High Peak – 1,355 (increase of 34)
Locally, the number of Covid-related deaths since the start of the pandemic is as follows:
- Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust – 567 (two new deaths)
- Chesterfield Royal Hospital – 138 (one new death)
- Derbyshire Community Health Services – 18 (no change)
- Derbyshire Healthcare – 2 (no change)
In a joint statement, Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council said: “Nottingham, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe Council areas are set to move to Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions following discussions between Government and Council Leaders.
“These measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Thursday, October 29.
“The new measures will expire in 28 days and will be closely monitored by Government and local partners.
“The single package of measures across these specific areas will be formally announced tomorrow (October 27) and have been agreed to achieve a sustained reduction in infection rates, especially to help protect our vulnerable residents, the NHS and social care services.
“A package of support similar to those secured in other parts of the country has been agreed to help residents and businesses who will be impacted by the new restrictions.
“Further measures specific to these areas of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will be announced tomorrow.”