Covid deaths recorded in South Kesteven
Two further covid-related deaths have been recorded in the district.
Figures released by Public Health England, show that one death was recorded in South Kesteven today (March 7) with a further one on Friday. Data is no longer released on the weekends.
This brings the number of fatalities within 28 days of a positive covid test to 326 for the district, eight of which have been recorded in the past month.
The number of people testing positive for the virus continues to drop with the seven-day infection rate standing at 311 cases per every 100,000 people.
Although, only about nine per cent of the district's population has tested for covid in the past week after the 'living with covid' plan came into force.