Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire hit by another 985 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours



Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire have been hit by another 985 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours.

Figures from Public Health England show there have been another 159 coronavirus cases in Stoke-on-Trent up to 4pm today (January 15).

This means there have now been a total of 15,185 positive infections in the city since the start of the pandemic in March.

The city’s seven-day rolling rate to January 10 now stands at 429.8 cases per 100,000 people with the weekly infection number standing at 1,102 cases.

In the wider Staffordshire County Council area there have been another 826 positive Covid-19 infections in the last day.

This brings the total number of positive cases in the county to 43,992 since the start of the global pandemic.

The seven-day rate for the county is now 461 cases per 100,000 people with 4,055 in the week ending January 10.

Over the county line in Cheshire East there have been another 193 positive coronavirus tests over the last day bringing the total to 15,700.

The seven-day rate stands at 384.2 with 1,476 cases in the seven days ending January 10.

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Across the United Kingdom there have been another 55,761 new positive coronavirus tests bringing the total number of infections to 3,316,019.

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Here are the confirmed Covid-19 cases by area as of January 15:

  • Stoke-on-Trent:    15,185    (up 159 from yesterday)
  • Newcastle    borough:    6,630    (up 81 from yesterday)
  • Staffordshire Moorlands   :    4,172   (up 3 6from yesterday)
  • Stafford    borough:    6,717    (up 133 from yesterday)
  • Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent):   43,992 (up 826 from yesterday)
  • Cheshire East:    15,700    (up 193 from yesterday).





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