Another coronavirus-related death confirmed in Sunderland as 200 new covid cases are recorded

The latest figures show another person has died after testing positive for coronavirus in Sunderland as 200 new covid cases are confirmed.

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 7:53 pm
Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust.

The Government confirmed on Thursday, October 21, that 115 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 139,146.

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

Across the UK on Thursday, October 21, it was announced that 52,009 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 8,641,221.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Scroll down for the latest data for Sunderland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on October 21: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 870

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 939

Cases of coronavirus

200 more cases on October 21

Total number of cases since March 2020: 44,644

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 406.6 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to October 16: 1127

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: 64

Currently on ventilation: 6

Total admissions: 4,537

Based on the latest available information.

Support your Echo and become a subscriber today. Enjoy unlimited access to local news, the latest on SAFC and new puzzles every day.

With a digital subscription, you can see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content.

Click here to subscribe.