Another 93 people test positive for coronavirus in South Tyneside, but no further Covid-related deaths in the borough
Another 93 people have tested positive for coronavirus in South Tyneside, according to the latest official statistics, but there have been no further virus-deaths in the borough.
The Government confirmed on Tuesday, November 23, that 165 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 144,137.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Tuesday, November 23, it was announced that 42,484 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 9,932,408.
Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.
Covid related deaths
Number of deaths announced on November 23: 0
Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 488
Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 543
Cases of coronavirus
93 new cases on November 23
Total number of cases since March 2020: 27,800
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate: 330.8 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to November 18: 500
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: 89
Currently on ventilation: 9
Total admissions: 4,892
Based on the latest available information.