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.

Friday, 28th January 2022, 7:38 pm
South Tyneside District Hospital

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.

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Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for South Tyneside.

Covid-related deaths

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.

Hospital admissions

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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