These are the areas in Northumberland with the highest and lowest numbers of coronavirus deaths

New statistics have revealed there were over 250 coronavirus-related deaths in Northumberland over a three-month period.

Friday, 12th June 2020, 3:04 pm
Updated Monday, 15th June 2020, 1:36 pm

Data from the Office for National Statistic shows there were 251 Covid-19 deaths across the county between March 1 and May 31.

The data is broken down into local areas of Northumberland which show the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths occurred in the south east of the county.

The most were in Cramlington Town & Beaconhill where 30 of the 69 deaths (43%) were put down to Covid-19.

Coronavirus in Northumberland. Left to right, Blyth, Alnwick, Cramlington and Amble.
Coronavirus in Northumberland. Left to right, Blyth, Alnwick, Cramlington and Amble.

The second highest was Blyth Cowpen where 20 of 51 deaths (39%) were attributed to it, followed by Blyth Town with 18 of 54 deaths (33%).

The highest percentage of Covid-19 deaths was in Guide Post and Stakeford where 17 of 37 deaths (46%) were put down to the virus.

Amble, Shilbottle and Swarland recorded 16 Covid-19 deaths out of 49 deaths from all causes (33%).

At the other end of the scale, there were no Covid-19 deaths in Haydon Bridge and Allendale or Ashington South.

There were three Covid-19 deaths in Alnwick.

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Figures by local area

Guide Post & Stakeford: Covid-19 deaths (17); Deaths from all causes (37); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (46%)

Cramlington Town & Beaconhill: Covid-19 deaths (30); Deaths from all causes (69); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (43%)

Blyth Cowpen: Covid-19 deaths (20); Deaths from all causes (51); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (39%)

Cramlington South: Covid-19 deaths (9); Deaths from all causes (24); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (38%)

Blyth Town: Covid-19 deaths (18); Deaths from all causes (54); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (33%)

Amble, Shilbottle & Swarland: Covid-19 deaths (16); Deaths from all causes (49); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (33%)

Longhorsley, Hepscott & Capheaton: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (14); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (29%)

Newbiggin: Covid-19 deaths (8); Deaths from all causes (29); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (28%)

Seaton Delaval & Seghill: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (15); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (27%)

Blyth Isabella: Covid-19 deaths (6); Deaths from all causes (23); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (26%)

Morpeth South & West: Covid-19 deaths (7); Deaths from all causes (27); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (26%)

North Cramlington: Covid-19 deaths (1); Deaths from all causes (4); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (25%)

East Cramlington & Parkside: Covid-19 deaths (7); Deaths from all causes (30); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (23%)

Holywell & Hartley: Covid-19 deaths (7); Deaths from all causes (31); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (23%)

Blyth Newsham: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (18); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (22%)

Longhoughton & Alnmouth: Covid-19 deaths (9); Deaths from all causes (42); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (21%)

Ashington Hirst: Covid-19 deaths (6); Deaths from all causes (29); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (21%)

Berwick-upon-Tweed West & Holy Island: Covid-19 deaths (5); Deaths from all causes (25); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (20%)

Ponteland: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (20); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (20%)

Bellingham, Otterburn & Redesdale: Covid-19 deaths (3); Deaths from all causes (15); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (20%)

Ashington East: Covid-19 deaths (3); Deaths from all causes (15); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (20%)

Bedlington Town: Covid-19 deaths (7); Deaths from all causes (35); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (20%)

Rothbury & Longframlington: Covid-19 deaths (3); Deaths from all causes (18); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (17%)

Prudhoe: Covid-19 deaths (7); Deaths from all causes (43); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (16%)

Morpeth North & Pegswood: Covid-19 deaths (3); Deaths from all causes (19); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (16%)

Darras Hall, Stamfordham & Heddon: Covid-19 deaths (2); Deaths from all causes (13); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (15%)

Haltwhistle & Bardon Mill: Covid-19 deaths (3); Deaths from all causes (20); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (15%)

Bedlington Station & Sleekburn: Covid-19 deaths (6); Deaths from all causes (40); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (15%)

Seahouses, Belford & Wooler: Covid-19 deaths (5); Deaths from all causes (34); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (15%)

Morpeth Central & East: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (28); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (14%)

Wylam & Ovingham: Covid-19 deaths (2); Deaths from all causes (14); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (14%)

Blyth South: Covid-19 deaths (2); Deaths from all causes (15); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (13%)

Widdrington, Lynemouth & Hadston: Covid-19 deaths (5); Deaths from all causes (40); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (13%)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Town: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (33); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (12%)

Alnwick: Covid-19 deaths (3); Deaths from all causes (25); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (12%)

Hexham & Acomb: Covid-19 deaths (4); Deaths from all causes (42); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (10%)

Stocksfield, Riding Mill & Corbridge: Covid-19 deaths (2); Deaths from all causes (39); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (5%)

Ashington West: Covid-19 deaths (1); Deaths from all causes (23); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (4%)

Haydon Bridge & Allendale: Covid-19 deaths (0); Deaths from all causes (18); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (0%)

Ashington South: Covid-19 deaths (0); Deaths from all causes (7); Covid-19 deaths as a percentage of all deaths (0%)

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