121 further coronavirus cases and one more death recorded in Kensington and Chelsea

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
The number of coronavirus cases in Kensington and Chelsea increased by 121 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

The number of coronavirus cases in Kensington and Chelsea increased by 121 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and one more death was recorded.

A total of 37,467 cases had been confirmed in Kensington and Chelsea when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on February 11 (Friday), up from 37,346 on Thursday.

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The cumulativerate of infection in Kensington and Chelsea, which covers the whole pandemic, stands at 23,885 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 27,494.

Since January 31, the UK Health Security Agency has changed the way it reports coronavirus cases.

It means if one person tests positive for the virus more than 90 days after the first infection, two infection episodes will be recorded.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 58,316 over the period, to 18,220,515.

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People with a positive lateral flow test no longer need to take a follow-up PCR test to confirm the result unless they have coronavirus symptoms.

UK case numbers now include LFT results for England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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

The dashboard shows 272 people had died in the area by February 11 (Friday) – up from 271 on Thursday.

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It means there have been three deaths in the past week, which is a decrease on five the previous week.

They were among 18,827 deaths recorded across London.

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

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

The figures also show that more than half of people in Kensington and Chelsea have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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The latest figures show 103,045 people had received both jabs by February 10 (Thursday) – 56% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 85% of people aged 12 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.