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Infection rates have dropped, hospital admissions and death rate have also decreased in Kirklees


Kirklees’ Covid-19 infection rate has decreased by 17 per cent over the last week. The number of deaths due to the virus have seen a reduction and hospital admissions have also decreased this week. Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, but infection rates remain high. So we’re encouraging people to be kind and do all you can to keep each other

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Thousands Of Kirklees Residents Get COVID Jabs In June

Three Members of staff outside of a pop up clinic in PPE

Through a series of free, pop-up vaccination clinics held across the borough, over 5,000 people have been vaccinated so far by primary care and pharmacy providers. The largest clinic at Honley Village Hall organised by Medicare Chemists on Saturday 19 June, saw 743 people vaccinated in one day. These figures are on top of those people who have been vaccinated through the national booking system.

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Infection rates rise in Kirklees but restrictions are unchanged

Rates of COVID-19 infections have continued to rise in Kirklees according to data published by Public Health England.

The local data shows that the rate of COVID-19 infection in Kirklees has increased by 20.2% over the past week. In the last seven days where data is available, 89.3 per 100,000 people in Kirklees tested positive for COVID-19, compared to last week when it was 74.3 per 100,000. The increase mirrors trends across Yorkshire and England over recent weeks.

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