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

Ashfield 9,555 (plus 3) Bassetlaw 8,028 (up 3) Broxtowe 7,092 (up 14) Gedling 8,093 (up 10) Mansfield 8,040 (up 12) Newark and Sherwood 7,203 (up 12) Rushcliffe 6,818 (up 1) Nottingham 30,375 (up 13) and Nottinghamshire 54,829 (to 55).

113 positive cases have been recorded in Newark and Sherwood in the past seven days. This corresponds to a slight decrease in the last seven days.

A mass testing center will open at the Newark Sports and Futness Center for residents who have no coronavirus symptoms. Les Jones from Newark receives a test swab from Rosy Anderson. (44498700)

In the past 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported in Newark and Sherwood within 28 days of testing positive for the virus. Unfortunately, the total is 205.

According to the latest public data, 4,357,091 patients tested positive in the UK and 126,826 people died within 28 days of testing positive.

The number of people vaccinated with the first dose up to and including March 31st is 31,425,682. The total for the second dose is 5,205,505.

A mass testing center will open at the Newark Sports and Futness Center for residents who have no coronavirus symptoms.  Les Jones from Newark.  (44498702)A mass testing center will open at the Newark Sports and Futness Center for residents who have no coronavirus symptoms. Les Jones from Newark. (44498702)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an easing of the national lockdown.

People can now meet outside in groups of up to six and travel to see their friends and families. Outdoor sports are finally being resumed.

The next easing of the restrictions is due to take place on April 12th.

To find out what steps to take if you think you have the virus visit here.