Liverpool City Region COVID-19 Updates - 2020-11-08

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This page last updated on 8 November 2020

Remembrance Sunday

AS a mostly overcast, damp day started for most of the UK, Remembrance Day Services where held in a new way, due to Covid19 restrictions. Most  services where held online, with others being cancelled, but we will never forget those who have sacrificed themselves for our nation.  This year would have been even more important, as it's 80th year since the Battle of Britain, which started on 13 August 1940. We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting on our YouTube Channel the Formby Branch of the Royal British Legion's 'Mark of Remembrance' on Wednesday, 11 November 2020. Link to the broadcast will be sent out on Formby Reporter's Email Bulletin Service and also on our Social Media accounts, the night before. Please do log on and mark this Remembrance Day, especially if you missed your chance to do so on Remembrance Sunday.

Letter to the Editor:- "Santa to help children with vision impairment this Christmas."

"WITH the festive season almost upon us, I'm writing to let your readers know that Santa and his elves are getting ready to give children with vision impairment a Christmas treat in the run up to the big day. Each year, Santa receives millions of letters from children all over the world. To make sure that every child can read his reply, he has teamed up once again with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to make sure his letters are available in accessible formats including:- braille, audio and large print. RNIBís elves have been spreading festive cheer for over 20 years and last year sent 1,345 of Santaís letters to blind and partially sighted children across the UK. If you know a child with a vision impairment who would love to receive a letter from Santa, please send their Christmas letter to:- Santa Claus, RNIB, Midgate House, Midgate, Peterborough PE1 1TN, by Tuesday, 1 December 2020. Alternatively, you can email:- Santa@RNIB.Org.UK, by Monday, 21 December 2020, for an email with a large print attachment. Please make sure to include the child's:- name age, postal address, contact number and which format they need. Merry Christmas!" David Clarke, Director of Services at RNIB.

Cadent announces fundraising boost for good causes

A welcome boost for struggling charities has been announced by Britainís biggest gas distribution network Cadent. As charities struggle with donations amid the economic challenges bought on by the Coronavirus lockdown Cadent has announced a new initiative which will quadruple donations. Backdated to donations from 1 October 2020 up to 31 December 2020, Cadent will quadruple match any donations to its official charity partner Alzheimer's Society as well as any other UK registered charity. So for everyone pound donated Cadent will donate four pounds!

A competition will also be held with the most creative fundraising ideas gaining even more funding from Cadent.

1st prize in the contest will be to have donations matched to the power of 10 up to a maximum of £4,000, with 2nd prize being donations being matched to the power of 9 all the way down to 6 place, where donations will be matched to the power of 4.

All other entrants will have their donations matched to the power of four, up to a maximum of £1,600.

Cadent Social Responsibility Specialist Laura Barnes said:- "The 2020 Coronavirus outbreak has hit the most vulnerable hardest. To put it bluntly many have been left broke both figuratively and literally. Our Matched Giving scheme is utilised by employee year on year and itís especially comforting at this time to know that we can now provide them with more funding to help the causes close to them and their communities. We hope that this initiative will go some way to alleviating the suffering and challenges that many have faced during the tribulations since March and help them as we all embark on the road to recovery from 2020."

For more on Cadentís Social Responsibility visit:- Cadentgas.Com.

Total UK cases COVID19 cases in and around Liverpool City Region

THE latest R number is estimated at:- 1.1 to 1.3 with a daily infection growth rate range of:- +2% to +4%.  The total number of UK Coronavirus (Covid19) infections that have been laboratory confirmed, within the UK, has risen by:- 20,572 cases and the total number now stand at:- 1,192,013 that includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not included in the 4 National totals.

The total number of Covid19 associated UK fatalities added to the total, was sadly reported to be:-
156, within 28 days of positive test, according to the Department of Health. The total number of deaths of people who have had a positive test result confirmed by a Public Health or NHS laboratory is:- 49,044, within 28 days of positive test. Deaths with Covid19 on the death certificate:- 60,051.

The number of Covid19 patients currently in UK Hospitals:-
1,185. The current number of Covid19 patients currently in mechanical ventilation beds in UK Hospitals:- 1,621 Daily number of Covid19 patients admitted to UK Hospitals:- 12,949.

In England, there are a total of:-
1,015,672 confirmed cases. North West - total of:- 246,923 confirmed cases.

The number of laboratory confirmed cases within the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-

Area and number of confirmed cases:- Risen by:-

National UK Lockdown


 Liverpool City Region

Liverpool, 20,702 20,517 confirmed cases.


Halton, 3,877 confirmed cases.


Knowsley, 6,881 confirmed cases. 50
Sefton, 8,989 confirmed cases.


St. Helens, 6,446 confirmed cases.


Wirral, 8,830 confirmed cases.


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The number of laboratory confirmed cases within Local Authorities around the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-


 Blackburn with Darwen, 7,687 confirmed cases.

 Blackpool, 4,260 confirmed cases.

 Bolton, 12,199 confirmed cases.

 Bury, 7,756 confirmed cases.

 Cheshire East, 7,082 confirmed cases.

 Cheshire West and Chester, 6,804 confirmed cases.

 Lancashire, 37,874 confirmed cases.

 Manchester, 23,146 confirmed cases.

 Oldham, 11,705 confirmed cases.

 Preston, 5,688 confirmed cases.

9,852 confirmed cases.

10,498 confirmed cases.

8,506 confirmed cases.

8,359 confirmed cases.

7,336 confirmed cases.

6,932 confirmed cases.

13,147 confirmed cases..



Daily reported Covid19 deaths are now measured across the UK as deaths that occurred within 28 days of the 1st laboratory confirmed positive Covid19 test.   Daily and cumulative numbers of COVID19 patients admitted to Hospital. Data are not updated every day by all 4 nations and the figures are not comparable as Wales include suspected COVID19 patients while the other nations include only confirmed cases.

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