Four more coronavirus cases confirmed in Sunderland but no new Covid-19 deaths – Sunderland Echo

Figures released on Saturday, August 22, by Public Health England show that the total number of Covid-19 infections across the city has risen by four – the same as yesterday – to 1,841.

Across the North East, 38 new cases have been confirmed, with the North-East’s tally now standing at 15,867.

Separate figures released by NHS England earlier today show that no further coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

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Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust.

The total number of deaths at the trust remains at 325.

The last death to be recorded by the trust was on Sunday, June 21.

Deaths are reported by trust only and there is no public breakdown of deaths per hospital.

In total, 1,428 people who had tested positive for coronavirus have now died across the North-East’s hospital trusts with no further deaths announced on Saturday.

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Nationally, a further six people who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,496.

Patients were aged between 79 and 93-years-old. All had known underlying health conditions.

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According to the latest figures released by Public Health England on Saturday, August 22, there are now 15,867 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the North East.

Thursday, July 2, marked the first time that PHE released numbers of lab-confirmed positive cases through testing in all settings.

These daily figures will now combine pillar one testing data (those from a laboratory setting) and pillar two tests (those carried out in the wider community).

Here is a breakdown of cases by local authority area on August 22:

County Durham: Eleven new cases (Total number of cases: 3,440).

Sunderland: Four new cases (Total number of cases: 1,841).

Newcastle: Eight new cases (Total number of cases: 1,650).

Northumberland: Five new cases (Total number of cases: 1,636).

Gateshead: One new case (Total number of cases: 1,330).

Middlesbrough: Two new cases (Total number of cases: 1,050).

Stockton: No new cases (Total number of cases: 1,005).

South Tyneside: Three new cases (Total number of cases: 980).

North Tyneside: No new cases (Total number of cases: 959).

Redcar & Cleveland: Two new cases (Total number of cases: 723).

Hartlepool: Two new cases (Total number of cases: 634).

Darlington: No new cases (Total number of cases: 619).

In total, 1,428 people who had tested positive for coronavirus have died across the North East’s hospital trusts, according to data released by NHS England on Saturday, August 22.

The breakdown of the number of deaths of people who tested positive for coronavirus at North East hospitals is as follows:

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 325

Number of deaths announced on August 22: 0

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 202

Number of deaths announced on August 22: 0

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 141

Number of deaths announced on August 22: 0

South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 255

Number of deaths announced on August 22: 0

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 117

Number of deaths announced on August 22: 0

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 252

Number of deaths announced on August 221: 0

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 136

Number of deaths announced on August 22: 0

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