Another 232 Covid cases confirmed in Northumberland, but no virus related deaths

Latest figures show that another 232 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Northumberland.

Monday, 18th October 2021, 6:43 pm
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, in Cramlington, is among the hospitals treating coronavirus patients from across Northumberland.

The Government confirmed on Monday, October 18, that 45 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 138,629.

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

Across the UK on Monday, October 18, it was announced that 49,156 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 8,497,868.

Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for Northumberland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on October 18: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 762

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 837

Cases of coronavirus

232 more cases on October 18

Total number of cases since March 2020: 39,943

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 507.4 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to October 13: 1,643

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 Northumbria trust: 53

Currently on ventilation: 13

Total admissions: 3,492

Based on the latest available information.

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