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112 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Bury

The number of coronavirus cases in Bury increased by 112 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 Bury increased by 112 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A total of 32,784 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Bury when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 10 (Wednesday), up from 32,672 on Tuesday.

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The rate of infection in Bury now stands at 17,191 cases per 100,000 people, far higher than the England average of 14,120.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 39,325 over the period, to 9,406,001.

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Bury.

The dashboard shows 605 people had died in the area by November 10 (Wednesday) – up from 604 on Tuesday.

It means there have been two deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on three the previous week.

They were among 20,062 deaths recorded across the North West.

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

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

The figures also show that nearly three-quarters of people in Bury have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 125,871 people had received both jabs by November 9 (Tuesday) – 71% 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.