One more patient dies at Hartlepool’s NHS hospital trust after testing positive for covid
Another person has sadly died at Hartlepool’s NHS hospital trust after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total deaths to 512.
NHS England confirmed on Sunday, February 21, that a further 258 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 81,304.
Patients were aged between 29 and 101 years old. All except 17 (aged 52 to 100 years old) had known underlying health conditions.
Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.
Across the UK on Saturday, February 20, it was announced that 10,406 more people have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 4,105,675.
Scroll down for the latest data for Hartlepool.
Covid related deaths
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Number of deaths announced on February 21: 1
Total number of deaths at the trust: 512
According to data released by NHS England
Cases of coronavirus
27 new cases on February 20
Total number of cases since March: 8,185
According to data from Public Health England
Weekly case rate
Weekly case rate - 171.9 per 100,000 people
Total number of cases in seven days to February 15 - 161
Data for the most recent five days has been excluded as it is incomplete and may not reflect the true number of cases.
Currently in hospital: 95
Currently on ventilation: 11
Total admissions: 2,455
Based on the latest available information.