The number of coronavirus cases in Coventry increased by 170 in the last 24 hours, official figures show – and three more deaths were recorded.
A total of 48,956 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Coventry when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on October 26 (Tuesday), up from 48,786 on Monday.
The rate of infection in Coventry now stands at 12,904 cases per 100,000 people, lower than the England average of 13,310.
Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 43,453 over the period, to 8,853,227.
There were also three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Coventry.
The dashboard shows 609 people had died in the area by October 26 (Tuesday) – up from 606 on Monday.
It means there have been eight deaths in the past week, which is an increase on four the previous week.
They were among 14,678 deaths recorded across the West Midlands.
The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Coventry.
Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.
The figures also show that three in five people in Coventry have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The latest figures show 215,534 people had received both jabs by October 25 (Monday) – 61% of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.
Across England, 79% of people aged 12 and above had received a second dose of the jab.
Unlike at local level, the national rate was calculated using mid-2020 population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.