Another person dies in Sunderland after testing positive for Covid-19 as city records 104 new cases

Another person has sadly died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Sunderland as 104 new coronavirus cases are recorded in the city.

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 6:31 pm

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, August 3, that 138 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 129,881.

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

Across the UK on Tuesday, August 3, it was announced that 21,691 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 5,923,820.

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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 August 3: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 788

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 857

Cases of coronavirus

104 more cases on August 3

Total number of cases since March 2020: 34,197

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 361.2 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to July 29: 1,003

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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