One further coronavirus death in Hartlepool care homes during July

One person with coronavirus has died in Hartlepool’s care homes during July.

Tuesday, 21st July 2020, 7:39 pm

Statistics published today, Tuesday, July 21, show one person died on July 15, taking the number of covid-19 fatalities at care homes in the town since April 10, when figures were first recorded, to 45.

The figures, which cover up to Friday, July 17, have been released by the Office for National Statistics following pressure on the Government to be clear on how many people have died of the virus while being cared for in homes.

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Localised figures for care home deaths have been released.

They indicate that the number of coronavirus-related care home deaths across the region has increased to 1,109.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday, July 21, show there were 1,109 coronavirus-related deaths in North East care homes between April 10 and July 17.

The alphabetical breakdown is as follows:

County Durham 320

Darlington 61

Gateshead 80

Hartlepool 45

Middlesbrough 63

Newcastle 110

North Tyneside 48

Northumberland 107

Redcar and Cleveland 42

South Tyneside 81

Stockton 59

Sunderland 93

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