Six new coronavirus cases in Northumberland as North East toll rises by 35 – Northumberland Gazette

Figures released on Monday, August 24, by Public Health England show that the total number of Covid-19 cases across the county now stands at 1,650.

Across the North East, 35 new cases have been confirmed, with the region’s tally now standing at 15,930.

Separate figures released by NHS England earlier on Monday show that no further coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded at the Northumbria hospital trust.

Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, in Cramlington, is among the hospitals treating coronavirus patients from across Northumberland.

The total number of deaths at the trust remains at 202.

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 Sunday.

Nationally, three people who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,500.

The patients were between 73 and 87 years old and all had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

The patient was 82 years old and had known underlying health conditions.

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According to the latest figures released by Public Health England on Monday, August 24, there are now 15,930 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 24:

County Durham: One new case (Total number of cases: 3,446).

Sunderland: Five new cases (Total number of cases: 1,847).

Newcastle: Six new cases (Total number of cases: 1,659).

Northumberland: Six new cases (Total number of cases: 1,650).

Gateshead: Four new cases (Total number of cases: 1,335).

Middlesbrough: Five new cases (Total number of cases: 1,059).

Stockton: Two new cases (Total number of cases: 1,007).

South Tyneside: Two new cases (Total number of cases: 982).

North Tyneside: Two new cases (Total number of cases: 961).

Redcar & Cleveland: One new case (Total number of cases: 727).

Hartlepool: One new case (Total number of cases: 638).

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 Monday, August 24.

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 24: 0

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 202

Number of deaths announced on August 24: 0

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 141

Number of deaths announced on August 24: 0

South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 255

Number of deaths announced on August 24: 0

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 117

Number of deaths announced on August 24: 0

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 252

Number of deaths announced on August 24: 0

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Total number of deaths at the trust: 136

Number of deaths announced on August 24: 0

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