These are the Sunderland areas with the highest and lowest numbers of coronavirus deaths

Official figures have revealed which areas of Sunderland have seen the highest number of deaths related to coronavirus – from the start of the pandemic until the end of June.

Friday, 24th July 2020, 1:14 pm
Updated Friday, 24th July 2020, 1:14 pm

Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) lists the total number of deaths per area for the Sunderland local authority, and shows which percentage of these are related to coronavirus.

According to the figures, there have been 1,222 deaths recorded in the city between March 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020, that were recorded before July 11.

Of these, 335 were related to coronavirus.

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The figures have been released by ONS

This means 27% of deaths recorded in Sunderland between those dates were Covid-related.

There were just five Covid-19 related deaths in the city in June.

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These are the figures from March to May

NHS England’s latest figures say that 325 patients at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have died after contracting coronavirus.

The last virus related death at the trust was recorded on Sunday, June 21, of a patient who had died two days earlier.

Hylton Red House & Marley Pots have the largest number of coronavirus deaths for a Sunderland area, with 28 Covid deaths recorded during the same time period.

As a percentage of total number of deaths, Hetton-le-Hole North has the highest as there were 57 total deaths recorded in that area, with 25 of them linked to the virus (44%).

Pennywell and Grindon have the lowest percentage of coronavirus-related deaths (7%).

Here is a full breakdown of deaths in and around Sunderland – including the number and equivalent percentage of deaths where a person had contracted coronavirus – by area.

The figures are for between March 1, 2020 and June, 30, 2020:

(Area: number of Covid-related deaths, total number of deaths, Covid deaths as a percentage of total deaths)

Hetton-le-Hole North: 25, 57, 44%

Southwick: 25, 59, 42%

Hylton Red House & Marley Pots: 28, 68, 41%

South Hylton: 22, 54, 41%

Seaham Central & South (County Durham): 22, 56, 39%

Peterlee South (County Durham): 9, 23, 39%

Seaham Northlea & Westlea (County Durham): 16, 44, 36%

Easington & Hawthorn (County Durham): 7, 20, 35%

Pallion North: 14, 42, 33%

Hill View & Tunstall: 19, 59, 32%

Peterlee East (County Durham): 17, 53, 32%

Lakeside & Farringdon: 12, 39, 31%

Hetton-le-Hole South: 11, 35, 31%

Barnes Park: 3, 10, 30%

Newbottle & Penshaw: 16, 56, 29%

Harraton, Rickleton & Fatfield: 13, 45, 29%

Sunderland Central & Deptford: 7, 24, 29%

Pallion South & High Barnes: 15, 53, 28%

North Hylton: 12, 45, 27%

South Murton & South Hetton (County Durham): 10, 37, 27%

Hall Farm: 5, 19, 26%

Columbia, Barmston & Teal Farm: 6, 24, 25%

Oxclose and Lambton: 4, 16, 25%

Monkwearmouth: 8, 33, 24%

Herrington & Doxford: 4, 17, 24%

Grangetown: 8, 37, 22%

Town End Farm: 4, 19, 21%

Hendon & Docks: 8, 40, 20%

Albany and Blackfell: 4, 20, 20%

Shiney Row: 8, 43, 19%

Houghton Town: 7, 36, 19%

Houghton West: 6, 31, 19%

Springwell & Usworth: 6, 31, 19%

Concord and Sulgrave: 5, 27, 19%

Peterlee West (County Durham): 5, 26, 19%

Ryhope: 4, 21, 19%

Thorney Close & Plains Farm: 5, 32, 16%

Millfield: 4, 26, 15%

Silksworth: 5, 36, 14%

Fulwell: 2, 15, 13%

Seaburn: 5, 41, 12%

Washington Town Centre & Biddick: 3, 25, 12%

Pennywell and Grindon: 2, 27, 7%

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