Six new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Newark and Sherwood, according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

Ashfield 9,680 (plus 4) Bassetlaw 8,226 (up 5) Broxtowe 7,193 (up 6) Gedling 8,236 (up 2) Mansfield 8,333 (up 3) Newark and Sherwood 7,364 (up 6) Rushcliffe 6,894 (up 1) Nottingham 30,952 (up 13) Nottinghamshire 55,926 (up 27).

In the past seven days, 31 positive cases were recorded in Newark and Sherwood. This corresponds to a slight increase.

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Public Health England has changed the way coronavirus cases are reported.

Cases identified by a positive rapid lateral test will be removed for individuals who performed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests within three days, all of which were negative.

No new deaths have been reported in Newark and Sherwood within 28 days of testing positive for the virus in the past 24 hours. The total remains at 208.

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According to the latest public data, 4,446,824 patients tested positive in the UK and 127,668 people died within 28 days of testing positive.

The number of people vaccinated with the first dose by May 13th is 36,115,955. The total for the second dose is 19,319,010.