Another Covid death in South Tyneside as 60 new coronavirus cases recorded in the borough
Another person has sadly died in South Tyneside after testing positive for coronavirus, as further 60 Covid-19 cases are recorded in the borough.
The Government confirmed on Sunday, August 1, that 65 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 129,719.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Sunday, August 1, it was announced that 24,470 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 5,880,667.
Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside
Covid related deaths
Number of deaths announced on August 1: 1
Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 440
Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 485
Cases of coronavirus
60 more cases on August 1
Total number of cases since March 2020: 18,982
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate: 472.3 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to July 27: 713
Currently in hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland trust: 105
Currently on ventilation: 9
Total admissions: 3,825
Based on the latest available information.