Another Covid death in Sunderland as 126 new coronavirus cases recorded in the city

Another person has sadly died in Sunderland after testing positive for coronavirus, as further 126 Covid-19 cases are recorded in the city.

Saturday, 31st July 2021, 6:07 pm

The Government confirmed on Saturday, July 31, that 71 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 129,654.

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

Across the UK on Saturday, July 31, it was announced that 26,144 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 5,856,528.

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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 July 31: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 785

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 854

Cases of coronavirus

126 more cases on July 31

Total number of cases since March 2020: 33,971

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 465.6 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to July 26: 1,293

Hospital admissions

Currently in hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland trust: 105

Currently on ventilation: 9

Total admissions: 3,825

Based on the latest available information.

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