Scientists have found fragments of coronavirus’s ribonucleic acid (RNA) in waste water samples from the majority of Scotland’s health board areas, according to an environmental body.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) began exploratory work in May to find traces of the virus’s genetic footprint, similar to DNA.
Analysis of the collected samples has identified RNA in waste water from 12 of Scotland’s 14 health boards, with only Shetland and the Western Isles in the clear.
The most up-to-date Covid-19 infection rates across all ten Greater Manchester boroughs – Manchester Evening News
Trafford’s infection rate has fallen below the national average for the first time since September
Greater Manchester’s infection rate has dropped to its lowest since the end of September.
The latest Public Health England (PHE) data shows that the spread of infection across all 10 boroughs continues to fall.
The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people.
The overall rate for Greater Manchester is 301.4 – the lowest since September 29.
In total, 2773 new coronavirus cases were added today – the smallest daily increase since October 2.
The infections rates leading up to…
Gloucestershire’s daily coronavirus cases drop in third week of lockdown – Gloucestershire Live
Across the UK, 15,450 new cases have been confirmed today
Gloucestershire recorded a double-figure rise in coronavirus cases for the first time this month.
A further 94 people were diagnosed with the virus in the 24 hours to November 23.
It is the first time throughout November, the county’s daily increase has dipped below 100.
The latest data shows infections are beginning to fall across the area, almost three weeks into the country’s second lockdown.
Experts said it should take 14 days for a change in behaviour to show in results.
68 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Northumberland as the county’s NHS trust announces no deaths – Northumberland Gazette
Another 68 Covid-19 cases have been recorded across Northumberland as Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust announces no new deaths relating to the illness….
According to the latest national figures, released by NHS England on Monday, November 23, a further 178 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 38,512.
Patients were aged between 34 and 101 years old. All except seven (aged 55 to 91 years old) had known underlying health conditions.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
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