55 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Crawley

The number of coronavirus cases in Crawley increased by 55 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

Thursday, 12th August 2021, 5:25 pm

A total of 10,773 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Crawley when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on Thursday, up from 10,718 on Wednesday.

The rate of infection in Crawley now stands at 9,578 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 9,547.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 32,706 over the period, to 6,179,506.

The rate of infection in Crawley now stands at 9,578 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 9,547

There was also one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Crawley.

The dashboard shows 204 people had died in the area by Thursday – up from 203 on Wednesday.

It means there has been one death in the past week, which is an increase on none the previous week.

They were among 17,522 deaths recorded across the South East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Crawley.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

The figures also show that nearly two-thirds of people in Crawley have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 63,648 people had received both jabs by Wednesday – 65 per cent of those aged 18 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 75 per cent of people aged 18 and above had received a second dose of the jab.

Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.