Almost 20 new Covid cases in Hartlepool but no virus-related deaths

Almost 20 more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Hartlepool but the town has seen no new virus related deaths.

The Government confirmed on Friday, February 25, that 120 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 161,224.

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

Across the UK on Friday, February 25, it was announced that 31,933 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total of UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 18,804,765.

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust runs both Stockton and Hartlepool hospitals.

Scroll down for the latest data for Hartlepool.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on February 25: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 321

Coronavirus testing.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 329

Cases of coronavirus

18 new cases on February 24

Total number of cases since March 2020: 30,931

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 246.2 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to February 20: 231

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 North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust: 41

Currently on ventilation: 1

Total admissions: 4,380

Based on the latest available information.

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