Our West Lancashire hospitals recorded 26 new coronavirus infections today, that’s now 4,917 cases, with 4301.6 cases per 100,000 of the population. Public Health England reports West Lancashire having 139 cases in the past seven days, with a rolling rate of 121.6, and rising. Local areas include Croston & Mawdesley, + 60 cases, a rolling rate of 743.3.
Lower rates include Aughton, + 3 cases in the past seven days, rolling rate of 37.4; Burscough + 5 cases, rolling rate of 53.7; Skelmersdale East + 4 cases, rolling rate of 60.3; and Skelmersdale South East + 7 cases, rolling rate of 96.5.
No local deaths from coronavirus were reported from Ormskirk & Southport NHS Trust hospitals today.