Lancashire records 887 new Covid cases in 24 hours

There have now been 112,035 confirmed cases in the Lancashire County Council area since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest government data released today (June 26).

Meanwhile, the total across Lancashire, including Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen, now stands at 145,399.

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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 – 22,789 (Up from 22,655) +134

Blackpool – 10,575 (Up from 10,515) +60

Burnley – 11,460 (Up from 11,402) +58

Chorley – 9,373 (Up from 9,315) +58

Fylde – 5,325 (Up from 5,287) +38

Hyndburn – 9,609 (Up from 9,538) +71

Lancaster – 10,262 (Up from 10,162) +100

Pendle – 10,874 (Up from 10,820) +54

Preston – 15,798 (Up from 15,717) +81

Ribble Valley – 5,587 (Up from 5,549) +38

Rossendale – 7,438 (Up from 7,377) +61

South Ribble – 9,583 (Up from 9,529) +54

West Lancs – 9,434 (Up from 9,404) +30

Wyre – 7,292 (Up from 7,242) +50

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