Another 147 positive coronavirus tests have been recorded across Surrey in the past 24 hours, according to Government data released today (Saturday October 10).
Elmbridge again saw the highest increase in the county, with a further 21 cases – closely followed by Epsom and Ewell with 20.
Waverley recorded 18 new infections, with 15 in both Guildford and Reigate and Banstead.
No new Covid-19 deaths have been recorded at NHS hospitals serving the county.
Across the UK, 42,760 people have now passed away within 28 days of a positive test and 590,844 have tested positive.
This represents an increase of 81 and 15,166 over the same time period.
In Surrey, the total number of positive cases now stands at 7,345 since the start of the pandemic.
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Breakdown of cases per Surrey district and borough
- Elmbridge: 847 (increase of 21)
- Epsom and Ewell: 501 (increase of 20)
- Guildford: 857 (increase of 15)
- Mole Valley: 488 (increase of 11)
- Reigate and Banstead: 1,020 (increase of 15)
- Runnymede: 545 (increase of six)
- Spelthorne: 606 (increase of 11)
- Surrey Heath: 630 (increase of 10)
- Tandridge: 484 (increase of 10)
- Waverley: 755 (increase of 18)
- Woking: 612 (increase of 10)
Breakdown of deaths recorded per trust operating in Surrey
- Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 376
- Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 278
- Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 260
- Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 194
- Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust – 98
- Woking Community Hospital – one
- Nuffield Health, Woking – one
- Mount Alvernia, Guildford – two
- Walton Community Hospital – four
- St Magnus in Haslemere – two
It is worth noting that some of these trusts operate sites outside of Surrey.
Meanwhile speculation is mounting over a three-tier coronavirus system that will reportedly see different areas of the country assigned Covid infection severity levels.
Tier 3 – the most severe measures, for areas with the highest infection levels – would see pubs, bars and restaurants close and households told not to mix.
Tier 2 areas are also expected to be hit by a ban on meeting people from other households, although pubs and restaurants would be allowed to stay open.
Places with lowest infection rates will still have to stick to the “rule of six” and 10pm curfews currently in place across England.
An announcement from the Government is expected to be made on Monday (October 12).