Another 72 new Covid cases confirmed in South Tyneside
Latest figures show that another 72 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in South Tyneside.
The Government confirmed on Sunday, October 24, that 72 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 139,533.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Sunday, October 24, it was announced that 39,962 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 8,773,674.
Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.
Number of deaths announced on October 24: 0
Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 472
Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 525
Cases of coronavirus
88 more cases on October 24
Total number of cases since March 2020: 25,189
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate: 411.6 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to October 19: 622
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: 73
Currently on ventilation: 6
Total admissions: 4,598
Based on the latest available information.
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