Nottingham's rate of coronavirus cases has soared again as the city becomes the fifth-worst affected area in the country.
The latest rolling seven-day rate shows there were 1,465 positive cases in the city in the seven days to October 3.
It means the number of positive tests per 100,000 people now stands at 440.1, up from 71.2.
That is the fifth-worst figure in the country, behind Newcastle Upon Tyne, Liverpool, Knowsley and Manchester.
The latest data comes as public health officials warned today that Nottingham is set to be put under new local lockdown restrictions.
Director of Public Health for the city Alison Challenger, said: "It’s inevitable that
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