A further 79 Covid-19 cases confirmed in South Tyneside but no new virus related deaths
Latest figures show a further 79 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in South Tyneside but there has been no new virus related deaths in the area.
The Government confirmed on Wednesday, December 1, that 159 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 145,140.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Wednesday, December 1, it was announced that 48,374 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 10,228,722.
Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.
Number of deaths announced on December 1: 0
Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 498
Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 543
Cases of coronavirus
79 more cases on December 1
Total number of cases since March 2020: 28,327
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate: 300.4 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to November 26: 454
Data for the most recent five days has been excluded as it is incomplete and may not reflect the true number of cases.
Currently in hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland trust: 85
Currently on ventilation: 10
Total admissions: 4,940
Based on the latest available information.