One more virus-related death confirmed in South Tyneside as more than 40 new covid cases are recorded
One more person has sadly died after testing positive for coronavirus and 44 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded across the borough.
The Government confirmed on Thursday, December 2, that 141 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 145,281.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Thursday, December 2, it was announced that 53,945 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 10,329,074.
Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.
Number of deaths announced on December 2: 1
Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 499
Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 543
Cases of coronavirus
44 more cases on December 2
Total number of cases since March 2020: 28,371
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate: 286.5 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to November 27: 433
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: 85
Currently on ventilation: 10
Total admissions: 4,940
Based on the latest available information.