Another 586 Covid cases confirmed in Lancashire as Boris Johnson set to delay lifting of lockdown restrictions in England

There have now been 105,397 confirmed cases in the Lancashire County Council area since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest government data released today (June 13).

Meanwhile, the total across Lancashire, including Blackpool and Blackburn and Darwen, now stands at 136,562.

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Military personnel at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

On Tuesday (June 9), it was announced an increased package of support will be provided to Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

The additional measures, including surge testing, tracing, isolation support and maximising vaccine uptake, are being introduced where high case numbers of the Delta Covid variant have been recorded.

Along with the additional measures, the government also issued new guidance for residents in the Greater Manchester and Lancashire County Council areas.

If you have any questions about the ‘enhanced response area’ guidance, click HERE.

How many coronavirus cases are there in Lancashire?

Public Health England records cases for each council area. The latest totals for each area in Lancashire are:

Blackburn with Darwen – 21,370 (Up from 21,240) +130

Blackpool – 9,795 (Up from 9,749) +46

Burnley – 10,760 (Up from 10,708) +52

Chorley – 8,651 (Up from 8,618) +33

Fylde – 5,059 (Up from 5,042) +17

Hyndburn – 8,829 (Up from 8,771) +58

Lancaster – 9,785 (Up from 9,767) +18

Pendle – 10,308 (Up from 10,262) +46

Preston – 14,950 (Up from 14,887) +63

Ribble Valley – 5,153 (Up from 5,121) +32

Rossendale – 6,931 (Up from 6,884) +47

South Ribble – 8,935 (Up from 8,892) +43

West Lancs – 9,153 (Up from 9,120) +33

Wyre – 6,883 (Up from 6,874) +13

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