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.

Sunday, 24th October 2021, 6:11 pm
South Tyneside District Hospital

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.

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Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.

Covid-related deaths

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.

Hospital admissions

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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