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.
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.
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.
Currently in hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland trust: 82
Currently on ventilation: 8
Total admissions: 4,230
Based on the latest available information.