Two more people die from Covid in South Tyneside with 233 new cases confirmed
Two more people in South Tyneside have sadly died from Covid with a further 233 new cases of the virus confirmed.
The Government confirmed on Friday, January 28, that 277 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 155,317.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Friday, January 28, it was announced that 89,176 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total of UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 16,333,980.
Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.
Number of deaths announced on January 28: 2
Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 532
Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 575
Cases of coronavirus
233 more cases on January 28
Total number of cases since March 2020: 43,298
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate: 1,238.6 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to January 23: 1,872
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: 196
Currently on ventilation: 6
Total admissions: 5,736
Based on the latest available information.
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