Two more covid-related deaths in Northumberland as 176 more cases are confirmed

Two more coronavirus patients have sadly died after testing positive for the virus and a further 206 Covid cases have been confirmed in Northumberland.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 8:06 pm
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, in Cramlington, is among the hospitals treating coronavirus patients from across Northumberland.

The Government confirmed on Tuesday, September 21, that 203 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 135,455.

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

Across the UK on Tuesday, September 21, it was announced that 31,564 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 7,496,543.

Coronavirus testing.

Scroll down for the latest data for Northumberland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on September 21: 2

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 739

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 809

Cases of coronavirus

176 more cases on September 21

Total number of cases since March 2020: 34,254

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 324.3 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to September 16: 1,050

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: 38

Currently on ventilation: 13

Total admissions: 3,270

Based on the latest available information.

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