A further 277 Covid cases recorded in South Tyneside but no new deaths from the virus

A further 277 Covid cases have been recorded in South Tyneside but there have been no new deaths from the virus.

Sunday, 16th January 2022, 4:41 pm
South Tyneside District Hospital

The Government confirmed on Sunday, January 16, that 88 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 151,987.

Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.

Across the UK on Sunday, January 16 it was announced that 70,924 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total of UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 15,217,280.

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Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on January 16: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 520

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 568

Cases of coronavirus

277 more cases on January 16

Total number of cases since March 2020: 40,131

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 2,313.9 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to January 11: 3,497

Data for the most recent five days has been excluded as it is incomplete and may not reflect the true number of cases.

Hospital admissions

Currently in hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland trust: 159

Currently on ventilation: 4

Total admissions: 5,425

Based on the latest available information.

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