Another person dies from Covid as over 600 new cases are confirmed in Sunderland

Another person in Sunderland has sadly died from Covid as 613 new cases of the virus have been confirmed.

Tuesday, 18th January 2022, 8:10 pm

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, January 18, that 438 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 152,513.

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

Across the UK on Tuesday, January 18, it was announced that 94,432 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total of UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 15,399,300.

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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 January 18: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 928

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 1,000

Cases of coronavirus

613 more cases on January 18

Total number of cases since March 2020: 72,989

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 1,795.6 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to January 13: 4,989

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.

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