Northumberland records four Covid deaths as another 90 cases are reported

Four people have sadly died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Northumberland as 90 new coronovirus cases are reported in the county.

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 7:02 pm

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, August 3, that 138 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, leaving the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 129,881.

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

Across the UK on Tuesday, August 3, it was announced that 21,691 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 5,923,820.

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 August 3: 4

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 706

Coronavirus testing.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 788

Cases of coronavirus

90 more cases on August 3

Total number of cases since March 2020: 27,147

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 288.4 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to July 29: 930

Hospital admissions

Currently in hospital in Northumbria trust: 42

Currently on ventilation: 14

Total admissions: 2,926

Based on the latest available information.

The dramatic events of the pandemic are having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers and consequently the advertising that we receive.

We are now more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news by buying a copy of our newspaper.

If you can, please do pick up a copy when you are at the shops.

Thank you for your support.