There have now been 8,417 confirmed cases in the Lancashire County Council area, according to Public Health England figures.
Meanwhile, the total across Lancashire – including Blackpool and Blackburn – stands at 11,429.
How many coronavirus cases are there in Lancashire?
Public Health England records cases for each council area. The latest totals for each area in Lancashire are:
Blackburn with Darwen – 1,902 (Up from 1,890)
Blackpool – 1,110 (Up from 1,107)
Burnley – 655 (Up from 646)
Chorley – 737 (Up from 736)
Fylde – 497 (Up from 494)
Hyndburn – 503 (Up from 499)
Lancaster – 923 (Up from 920)
Pendle – 938 (Up from 936)
Preston – 1,480 (Up from 1,470)
Ribble Valley – 241 (Up from 237)
Rossendale – 384 (Up from 379)
South Ribble – 577 (Up from 575)
West Lancs – 807 (Up from 805)
Wyre – 675 (Up from 673)
Coronavirus in Lancashire: This is how may people have died in Preston or Chorley’s hospitals
A message from the Editorial Director, Gillian Parkinson:
Thank you for reading this story on our website.
But I also have an urgent plea to make of you.
In order for us to continue to provide high quality local news on this free-to-read site and in print, please purchase a copy of our newspaper as well.
With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on our town centres and many of our valued advertisers – and consequently the advertising that we receive – we are more reliant than ever on you buying a copy when you pop out for your essential shop or subscribing for delivery.
Our journalists are highly trained by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards anywhere in the world. Our content is universally trusted – as all independent research proves.
As Baroness Barran said in a House of Lords debate this week on the importance of journalists: “Not only are they a trusted source of facts, but they will have a role to play in rallying communities and getting the message across about how we can keep ourselves and our families safe, and protect our NHS. Undoubtedly, they have a critical role.”
But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis. In return we will continue to forensically cover the local news – not only the impact of the virus but all the positive and uplifting news happening in these dark days.
We thank all our readers and advertisers for their understanding and support – and we wish YOU all the best in the coming weeks. Keep safe, and follow the Government advice. Thank you.
HOW TO SUBSCRIBE: You can subscribe for delivery by contacting us at email@example.com or calling us on 0330 4033004 for details of a participating newsagent near you.