Covid Cases In Pendle Have Doubled In The Past Week

Covid Cases In Pendle Have Doubled In The Past Week

9th of June, 2021

The Covid-19 statistics for Pendle show the number of new cases has increased by over 100% during the last seven days.

This brings the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to well over 10,000 this week.

And the infection rate per 100k has risen again, from 83.6 last week to 132.4 this week.

Mobile vaccination centres are currently open daily in Pendle at Morrisons car park Nelson and TK Maxx Colne and people aged 18 and up are being urged to come forward for their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

There will also be a vaccination bus at the Co-op Car Park in Barnoldswick on Saturday 12 June.

For details including eligibility visit www.pendle.gov.uk/covidvaccination or pop down to one of the mobile centres and have a chat with staff.

People are also being asked to get tested for Covid-19 even if they don't have symptoms with details including new surge testing centres and other testing options on www.pendle.gov.uk/coronavirus

The age groups with most cases are 10 - 19 and 20 - 29, although there are new cases across all ages up to age 70.

For safety advice including for Pendle which is now identified as an area for enhanced support from the Government due to rising Covid cases, including the new variant of concern, visit www.pendle.gov.uk/coronavirus