139 new Covid cases recorded in Sunderland, with no further virus-related deaths on Wearside

Another 139 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Sunderland, with no further Covid-related deaths reported on Wearside in the latest figures.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 7:55 pm
Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust.

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, September 21, that 203 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 135,455.

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

Across the UK on Tuesday, September 21, it was announced that 31,564 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 7,496,543.

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Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on September 21: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 837

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 912

Cases of coronavirus

139 more cases on September 21

Total number of cases since March 2020: 40,255

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 275.7 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to September 16: 766

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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