The West Lancashire Ormskirk & Southport NHS Trust hospitals have reported 84 new coronavirus infections today. The cumulative number is now 6,778, that’s 5,929.7 infections per 100,000 of our community. Public Health England has suggested Lancashire currently has some of the highest rates of infection in the country. New cases in the last complete 7 days West Lancashire: 555+4.5% vs prev week.
Sadly we have reached the terrible level of 301 deaths in our community today. Our hospitals recorded one death on January 13th and one on January 14th.