136 further coronavirus cases in Horsham, official figures show

The number of coronavirus cases in Horsham increased by 136 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Friday, 12th November 2021, 4:44 pm
Updated Friday, 12th November 2021, 4:46 pm

A total of 15,282 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 in Horsham when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on November 12 (Friday), up from 15,146 on Thursday.

The rate of infection in Horsham now stands at 10,505 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 14,239.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 38,900 over the period, to 9,487,302.

The rate of infection in Horsham now stands at 10,505 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 14,239

The number of coronavirus deaths were revised down in the latest 24-hour period in Horsham.

The dashboard shows 211 people had died in the area by November 12 (Friday) – down from 212 on Thursday.

It means there has been one death in the past week, which is a decrease on four the previous week.

They were among 18,521 deaths recorded across the South East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Horsham.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death, so some areas might see their figures revised down.

The figures also show that four in five people in Horsham have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The latest figures show 109,321 people had received both jabs by November 11 (Thursday) – 81 per cent of those aged 12 and over, based on the number of people on the National Immunisation Management Service database.

Across England, 80 per cent 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.