Another person has died after testing positive for Covid in Northumberland as 261 new cases are recorded

Another person has sadly died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Northumberland as 261 new coronavirus cases are recorded.

Wednesday, 27th October 2021, 7:00 pm
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, in Cramlington, is among the hospitals treating coronavirus patients from across Northumberland.

The Government confirmed on Wednesday, October 27, that 207 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 140,041.

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

Across the UK on Wednesday, October 27, it was announced that 43,941 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 8,897,149.

Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for Northumberland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on October 27: 1

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 775

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 846

Cases of coronavirus

261 more cases on October 27

Total number of cases since March 2020: 42,429

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 617.3 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to October 22: 1,999

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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