Three more coronavirus-related deaths confirmed in Sunderland as UK records highest covid deaths since March

The latest figures show a further three people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Sunderland as 215 new covid cases are confirmed.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 7:11 pm
Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust.

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, October 19, that 223 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 138,852.

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

Across the UK on Tuesday, October 19, it was announced that 43,738 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 8,541,192.

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Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on October 19: 3

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 868

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 939

Cases of coronavirus

215 more cases on October 19

Total number of cases since March 2020: 44,301

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 396.6 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to October 14: 1102

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.

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