No new cases of coronavirus in Bristol for third day running

0 Coronavirus Mon Jun 15 2020 - No new cases of coronavirus in Bristol for third day running

No new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Bristol for the third day running, new figures have shown.

The number of cases recorded in the city remains at 722, but this only includes people who have been tested and whose results have come back as positive.

The government data released today shows the neighbouring region of North Somerset also still has 487 confirmed cases.

Meanwhile Bath and North Somerset (237) and South Gloucestershire, which has 406 confirmed cases, have not seen a rise in cases since Tuesday, June 9.

There has also been no new hospital coronavirus deaths since Saturday (June 20), when the total number of deaths at the University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust reached 144.

The UHBW trust runs the Bristol Royal Infirmary and Weston General Hospital – following a merger on April 1 – as well as several other hospitals in Bristol.

North Bristol NHS Trust – which covers Southmead Hospital and Cossham Hospital – has had 118 coronavirus-related deaths, an increase of one since Wednesday, June 3.

As of today (Tuesday, June 23), there are now 306,210 confirmed coronavirus cases across the UK – which is a daily increase of 874.

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Prime minister Boris Johnson today also announced that restaurants, pubs, hotels and hairdressers can all open from July 4 while a “one metre plus” rule will be introduced.

However he also warned all steps were “reversible”, telling the Commons: “Our principle is to trust the British public to use their common sense in the full knowledge of the risks.”

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