Kingston COVID-19 cases have decreased nearly six-fold since January

By The Editor

15th Feb 2021 | Local News


It is another positive update for Kingston's COVID statistics.

Since lockdown been cases have decreased nearly six-fold.

Back on January 4th the rate per 100,00 was at a record high of 868.

Now cases have decreased down to 150 per 100,000.

This is 5.7 times fewer than at the start of the lockdown.

People testing positive is also down by a little more than a third over the last seven days.

Nine people have died over the last seven days - half of the previous week.

Hospital admissions are also down 45% on the previous week.

This is all to the backdrop of the 15 million vaccine target being hit.

Boris Johnson is set to announce the route out of lockdown in a week's time on February 22nd.


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