Cambridgeshire coronavirus cases rise on original Freedom Day
There were 58 other positive coronavirus cases recorded in Cambridgeshire on what was supposed to be Freedom Day.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson had planned to remove social distancing yesterday (June 21) as part of his roadmap for the third coronavirus lockdown.
But with growing concerns about the spread of the Delta variant, first discovered in India, Mr Johnson has been forced to postpone the next month-long restriction easing period until July 19.
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And the latest figures released by Public Health England show there were 58 more positive coronavirus cases in Cambridgeshire in the 24 hours to 4 p.m. yesterday.
That means there are now 29,004 cases in the county since the pandemic began in March of last year.
The current seven-day infection rate in Cambridgeshire is 37.9 cases per 100,000 people with 248 cases in the week ending June 16.
Across the UK, there have been 59,654 positive coronavirus tests, which means an infection rate of 89.3 per 100,000 people.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 10,633 positive coronavirus tests, bringing the UK total to 4,640,507.
There have been five other deaths, which means 127,981 people died within 28 days of testing positive for the coronavirus.
There have been no new coronavirus deaths in Cambridgeshire, meaning the death toll remains at 803.
Latest coronavirus cases in Cambs as of June 21
Cambridge – 6,036 (+25)
East Cambridgeshire – 3,107 (+1)
Fenland – 5,749 (+10)
Huntingdonshire – 8,098 (+7)
South Cambridgeshire – 6,014 (+15)