There have been two new coronavirus-related deaths recorded in NHS trusts serving Derbyshire, according to the latest statistics.
Figures published by Public Health England today (March 14) have shown that the deaths occurred at hospitals run by Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.
It brings the total number of people to have died from the virus at the trust to 1,618.
The news comes at the same time that Government figures recorded another 59 cases of the virus across the county, down from 76 yesterday.
The highest number of cases were recorded in Derby where 12 positive tests were returned. Chesterfield had the lowest – with three new cases recorded in 24 hours.
The Government said a further 52 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 125,516.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 147,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.
The total number of new cases reported in Derbyshire in the last 24 hours
- Amber Valley – 8,420 (5 new cases)
- Bolsover – 5,789 (10 new cases)
- Chesterfield – 5,966 (3 new cases)
- Derby – 19,579 (12 new cases)
- Derbyshire Dales – 2,846 (6 new cases)
- Erewash – 6,839 (8 new cases)
- High Peak – 4,790 (4 new cases)
- North East Derbyshire – 5,789 (4 new cases)
- South Derbyshire – 7,063 (7 new cases)
The Government also said that, as of 9am on Sunday, there had been a further 4,618 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.
It brings the total to 4,258,438.
Locally, the number of Covid-related hospital deaths since the start of the pandemic is as follows:
- Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust – 1,618 (two new deaths)
- Chesterfield Royal Hospital – 410 (no change)
- Derbyshire Community Health Services – 37 (no change)
- Derbyshire Healthcare – 2 (no change)
Government data up to March 13 shows that of the 25,781,120 jabs given in the UK so far, 24,196,211 were first doses – a rise of 512,108 on the previous day.
Some 1,584,909 were second doses, an increase of 52,155.