Two more people die after contracting Covid-19 in South Tyneside, with 67 further cases recorded in the borough

Two more people have sadly died after testing positive for coronavirus in South Tyneside, with 67 further Covid-19 cases reported in the latest Government figures.

Sunday, 25th July 2021, 8:13 pm
Updated Saturday, 18th September 2021, 5:43 pm

The Government confirmed on Saturday, September 18, that 164 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 135,147.

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

Across the UK on Saturday, September 18, it was announced that 30,144 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 7,400,739.

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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 18: 2

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 459

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 503

Cases of coronavirus

67 new cases on September 18

Total number of cases since March 2020: 22,493

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 383.8 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to September 13: 580

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: 89

Currently on ventilation: 7

Total admissions: 4,297

Based on the latest available information.

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