Another person dies after testing positive for Covid-19 in Northumberland as 158 new coronavirus cases recorded

Another person has sadly died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Northumberland as the county records 158 new coronavirus cases.

Friday, 30th July 2021, 7:00 pm

The Government confirmed on Friday, July 30, that 68 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 129,583.

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

Across the UK on Friday, July 30, it was announced that 29,622 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 5,830,774.

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

Scroll down for the latest data for Northumberland.

Covid related deaths

Number of deaths announced on July 30: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 701

Coronavirus testing.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 786

Cases of coronavirus

158 more cases on July 30

Total number of cases since March 2020: 26,738

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 389.5 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to July 25: 1,256

Hospital admissions

Currently in hospital in Northumbria trust: 42

Currently on ventilation: 14

Total admissions: 2,926

Based on the latest available information.

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