One more Covid-related death in South Tyneside, as 76 further cases of the virus recorded in the borough

One more person has died in South Tyneside after contracting coronavirus, with a further 76 borough Covid cases reported in the latest Government figures.

Sunday, 25th July 2021, 8:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th September 2021, 8:23 pm

The Government confirmed on Wednesday, September 15, that 201 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 134,647.

Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.

Across the UK on Wednesday, September 15, it was announced that 30,597 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 7,312,638.

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South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane

Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.

Covid related deaths

Number of deaths announced on September 15: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 457

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 500

Cases of coronavirus

76 new cases on September 15

Total number of cases since March 2020: 22,287

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 440.7 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to September 10: 666

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: 82

Currently on ventilation: 8

Total admissions: 4,230

Based on the latest available information.

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