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Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

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Verification Number

We're required by law to publish how many signatures of registered voters are required on a petition on whether we should change to a different form of governance.

Electors can petition the council to hold a referendum. The petition must be signed by at least 5% of the registered electors for the district. 

This figure is known as the verification number.

Between February and 31 March

Every year there is a short period of time when there are two figures that can be used.  This is between publication of the number in February and 31 March that same year.

During that time, the alternative number that can be used is the one that was published the previous February.

We must use the lower of these two numbers as the Verification Number for any petition submitted during that period.




Tel: 01304 872344

Email: vote@dover.gov.uk