Another 330 Covid cases confirmed in Northumberland, but no virus related deaths

Latest figures show that another 330 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Northumberland.

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 8:07 pm
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, in Cramlington, is among the hospitals treating coronavirus patients from across Northumberland.

The Government confirmed on Thursday, October 21, that 115 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 139,146.

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

Across the UK on Thursday, October 21, it was announced that 52,009 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 8,641,221.

Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for Northumberland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on October 21: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 762

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 837

Cases of coronavirus

330 more cases on October 21

Total number of cases since March 2020: 40,865

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 543.5 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to October 16: 1,760

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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