Almost 500 new covid cases in Sunderland but no more virus deaths

Almost 500 new coronavirus cases have been confidmed in Sunderland but the city has seen no more virus-related deaths.

Monday, 17th January 2022, 6:38 pm

The Government confirmed on Monday, January 17, that 85 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 152,075.

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

Across the UK on Monday, January 17, it was announced that 84,429 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total of UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 15,305,410.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust.

Scroll down for the latest data for Sunderland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on January 17: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 927

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 995

Cases of coronavirus

479 more cases on January 17

Total number of cases since March 2020: 72,376

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 1,986 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to January 11: 5,518

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: 159

Currently on ventilation: 4

Total admissions: 5,425

Based on the latest available information.

Support your Echo and become a subscriber today.

Enjoy unlimited access to all of our news and sport, see fewer ads, experience faster load times, test your brain with daily puzzles and get access to exclusive newsletters.

Your support for our journalism means we can continue telling Sunderland’s stories for generations to come. Click here to subscribe - and click here to get a snapshot of the Echo’s news and sport to your inbox through our email newsletters.