Four new coronavirus cases in Sunderland as North East rises by almost 100 in a day – Sunderland Echo

Figures released on Wednesday, September 2, by Public Health England show that four new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Sunderland.

The total number of people who have tested positive for the illness on Wearside now stands at 1,880.

Across the North East, there have now been 16,499 cases recorded – an increase of 95 since yesterday (Tuesday, September 1).

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

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

In total, 1,429 people who had tested positive for coronavirus have died across the North East’s hospital trusts.

Nationally, a further seven patients have died in hospitals across England, bringing the total number of deaths to 29,570.

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Patients were aged between 71 and 90-years-old. All had underlying health conditions.

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

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According to the latest figures released by Public Health England on Wednesday, there have been 16,499 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’s the breakdown on Wednesday, September 2:

County Durham: Eleven new cases (Total number of cases: 3,544).

Sunderland: Four new cases (Total number of cases: 1,880).

Newcastle: Six new cases (Total number of cases: 1,720).

Northumberland: Eight new cases (Total number of cases: 1,692).

Gateshead: Thirteen new cases (Total number of cases: 1,383).

Middlesbrough: Fifteen new cases (Total number of cases: 1,122).

South Tyneside: Sixteen new cases (Total number of cases: 1,069).

Stockton: Eight new cases (Total number of cases: 1,043).

North Tyneside: Four new cases (Total number of cases: 990).

Redcar & Cleveland: Six new cases (Total number of cases: 766).

Hartlepool: Four new cases (Total number of cases: 660).

Darlington: No new cases (Total number of cases: 630)

In total, 1,429 people who had tested positive for coronavirus have died across the North East’s hospital trusts, according to the latest data from NHS England on Wednesday, September 2.

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 September 2: 0

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 202

Number of deaths announced on September 2: 0

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 142

Number of deaths announced on September 2: 0

South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 255

Number of deaths announced on September 2: 0

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 117

Number of deaths announced on September 2: 0

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 252

Number of deaths announced on September 2: 0

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 136

Number of deaths announced on September 2: 0

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