Latest coronavirus figures for Warwickshire - including the Rugby borough

Rugby has seen a drop in cases

Sunday, 30th August 2020, 10:39 am
Updated Sunday, 30th August 2020, 10:40 am

Warwickshire still stands below the national average of coronavirus cases per 100,000 people.

Public Health England figures show that 2,739 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Friday (August 28) in Warwickshire.

The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government's mass testing programme.

Public Health England figures show that 2,739 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Friday (August 28) in Warwickshire.

The The rate of infection of new cases in the seven days to August 25 for the Warwick district (per 100,000) is 5.6, up from 4.9 the week before (one more new case).

The rate of infection of new cases in the seven days to August 25 for the Rugby borough (per 100,000) is 4.6, down from 10.1 the week before (six fewer cases).

The rate of infection in Warwickshire stands at 474 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 509.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 1,276 over the period, to 331,644.

​Warwickshire's cases were among the 30,075 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by two over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.