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Lockdown II Taking Time To Have Impact

posted Nov 22, 2020, 5:41 AM by Malcolm Fletcher
The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Telford & Wrekin Borough remains stubbornly high, despite the national lockdown.

The latest weekly figures for the week ending 15th November show:.

The latest seven day figures shows that, while the number of new infections fell very slightly compared with the previous week, it is still 26% higher than the England average figure.

This is creating significant pressure on the NHS locally and health leaders are urging people to continue to do all they can to prevent further spread.

Only by doing so can people hope to see any hope of a relaxation of restrictions over the Christmas period.

The infection rate is 332 per 100,000 of population in Telford & Wrekin, while in Shropshire the figure is 225..