Every London borough now has at least 100 cases per 100,000 people.
EVERY London borough has now seen the Covid-19 rate go above the key threshold of 100 new cases a week per 100,000, according to official figures. Three boroughs had a rate of more than 200 in the week to October 23, around double the areas least hard hit in the city.
The 100/100,000 was one of the trigger indicators used for moving London into Tier 2 restrictions 12 days ago. Hammersmith and Fulham have a rate of 212.3 (393 cases), compared to 146.4 (271 cases) for the previous seven days, followed by Kingston with a rate of 203.9 (362 cases), up from 122.8 (218).
The government yesterday said that nationwide a further 367 people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, while there were another 22,885 lab-confirmed cases of the virus.
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