Another person dies after contracting coronavirus in South Tyneside, as 45 new borough cases recorded

Another person has died in South Tyneside after contracting coronavirus, while a further 45 cases of the virus have been confirmed across the borough.

Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 10:13 pm

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, November 16, that 214 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 143,159.

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 16, it was announced that 37,243 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 9,637,190.

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South Tyneside District Hospital, John Reid Road

Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside

Covid related deaths

Number of deaths announced on November 16: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 485

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 538

Cases of coronavirus

45 new cases on November 16

Total number of cases since March 2020: 27,308

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 373.8 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to November 11: 565

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: 83

Currently on ventilation: 5

Total admissions: 4,831

Based on the latest available information.

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