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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, January 28

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Friday, January 28 

Update #9008 - 08.35 Latest coronavirus figures for the UK and Gloucestershire

The latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19 was released yesterday (January 27) by the Government's department of health and social care and NHS England.

Updated UK figures show the total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test rose to 155,040 - which includes those in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

This is an increase of 338 on the previous day's figures.

Across the UK, 96,871 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period and 16,245,474 since the outbreak began.

But on a more positive note, 52,281,873 people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of January 26, 48,284,685 have received their second dose and 37,104,942 have received their booster/third dose.

Latest Public Health England figures show that the total number of cases within the county since the start of the pandemic rose to 126,045, as of Thursday afternoon.

The total number of deaths in Gloucestershire within 28 days of a positive test increased to 1,095.

Total cases, updated for the latest 24-hour period, are split across the following regions:

Gloucester - 29,647 cases (increase of 270)

Cheltenham - 23,845 cases (increase of 215)

Stroud - 22,565 cases (increase of 208)

Tewkesbury - 18,746 cases (increase of 168)

Forest of Dean - 15,739 cases (increase of 173)

Cotswold - 15,503 cases (increase of 117)

Thursday, January 27

Update #9007 - 08.35 Latest coronavirus figures for the UK and Gloucestershire

The latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19 was released yesterday (January 26) by the Government's department of health and social care and NHS England.

Updated UK figures show the total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test rose to 154,702 - which includes those in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

This is an increase of 346 on the previous day's figures.

Across the UK, 102,292 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period and 16,149,319 since the outbreak began.

But on a more positive note, 52,265,883 people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of January 25, 48,252,782 have received their second dose and 37,048,033 have received their booster/third dose.

Latest Public Health England figures show that the total number of cases within the county since the start of the pandemic rose to 124,894, as of Wednesday afternoon.

The total number of deaths in Gloucestershire within 28 days of a positive test increased to 1,094.

Total cases, updated for the latest 24-hour period, are split across the following regions:

Gloucester - 29,377 cases (increase of 331)

Cheltenham - 23,630 cases (increase of 210)

Stroud - 22,357 cases (increase of 197)

Tewkesbury - 18,578 cases (increase of 215)

Forest of Dean - 15,566 cases (increase of 151)

Cotswold - 15,386 cases (increase of 103)

Wednesday, January 26

Update #9006 - 08.30 Latest coronavirus figures for the UK and Gloucestershire

The latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19 was released yesterday (January 25) by the Government's department of health and social care and NHS England.

Updated UK figures show the total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test rose to 154,356 - which includes those in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

This is an increase of 439 on the previous day's figures.

Across the UK, 94,326 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period and 16,047,716 since the outbreak began.

But on a more positive note, 52,252,579 people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of January 24, 48,224,978 have received their second dose and 36,996,936 have received their booster/third dose.

Latest Public Health England figures show that the total number of cases within the county since the start of the pandemic rose to 123,687, as of Tuesday afternoon.

The total number of deaths in Gloucestershire within 28 days of a positive test remains at 1,093.

Total cases, updated for the latest 24-hour period, are split across the following regions:

Gloucester - 29,046 cases (increase of 274)

Cheltenham - 23,420 cases (increase of 213)

Stroud - 22,160 cases (increase of 194)

Tewkesbury - 18,363 cases (increase of 186)

Forest of Dean - 15,415 cases (increase of 121)

Cotswold - 15,283 cases (increase of 113) 

Tuesday, January 25

Update #9005 - 08.25 Latest coronavirus figures for the UK and Gloucestershire

The latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19 was released yesterday (January 24) by the Government's department of health and social care and NHS England.

Updated UK figures show the total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test rose to 153,916 - which includes those in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

This is an increase of 56 on the previous day's figures.

Across the UK, 88,447 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period and 15,953,685 since the outbreak began.

But on a more positive note, 52,236,574 people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of January 24, 48,195,145 have received their second dose and 36,941,059 have received their booster/third dose.

Latest Public Health England figures show that the total number of cases within the county since the start of the pandemic rose to 122,586, as of Monday afternoon.

The total number of deaths in Gloucestershire within 28 days of a positive test remains at 1,088.

Total cases, updated for the latest 24-hour period, are split across the following regions:

Gloucester - 28,772 cases (increase of 215)

Cheltenham - 23,207 cases (increase of 176)

Stroud - 21,966 cases (increase of 156)

Tewkesbury - 18,177 cases (increase of 148)

Forest of Dean - 15,294 cases (increase of 111)

Cotswold - 15,170 cases (increase of 91)

Monday, January 24

Update #9004 - 08.30 Latest coronavirus figures for the UK and Gloucestershire

The latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19 was released yesterday (January 23) by the Government's department of health and social care and NHS England.

Updated UK figures show the total number of deaths within 28 days of positive test rose to 153,862 - which includes those in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

This is an increase of 75 on the previous day's figures.

Across the UK, 74,799 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24-hour period and 15,859,288 since the outbreak began.

But on a more positive note, 52,223,105 people have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of January 22, 48,158,421 have received their second dose and 36,890,079 have received their booster/third dose.

Latest Public Health England figures show that the total number of cases within the county since the start of the pandemic rose to 121,689, as of Sunday afternoon.

The total number of deaths in Gloucestershire within 28 days of a positive test increased to 1,088.

Total cases, updated for the latest 24-hour period, are split across the following regions:

Gloucester - 28,557 cases

Cheltenham - 23,031 cases

Stroud - 21,810 cases

Tewkesbury - 18,029 cases

Forest of Dean - 15,183 cases

Cotswold - 15,079 cases

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