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

New data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows which areas of Hartlepool have seen the highest number of deaths related to Covid-19.

Friday, 1st May 2020, 6:47 pm

The statistics, published on Friday, May 1 give a breakdown of the total number of deaths within the town for the first time.

According to the figures 59 deaths have been confirmed in Hartlepool and East Durham.

Overall Rifthouse and Summerhill, and Wooler Road are the worst hit areas of Hartlepool, with five deaths recorded each up until April 17.No deaths were recorded in Foggy Furze and only one in Headland and West View and Owton Manor.

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New figures show the breakdown of coronavirus deaths in Hartlepool.
New figures show the breakdown of coronavirus deaths in Hartlepool.

Hartlepool still has the lowest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the region.

In East Durham, Peterlee has been hit with 14 deaths in the time period, while Horden has five.

The ONS data only includes deaths which occurred between March, 1- April 17 where coronavirus was the underlying cause or was mentioned on the death certificate as a contributing factor.

The information is based on details collected when the deaths were registered and does not show the actual location of the deaths.

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Here is a full breakdown of coronavirus deaths in Hartlepool by area:

Peterlee East - 9

Rift House and Summerhill - 5

Wooler Road - 5

Horden – 5

Easington and Hawthorn - 5

Jesmond - 4

Wingate and Castle Eden - 4

The Fens, Elwick and Hart - 3

Peterlee West - 3

Harbour and Victoria - 2

Old Town and Grange - 2

Clavering - 2

Seaton Carew - 2

Rossmere Mill - 2

Blackhall - 2

Peterlee South - 2

Headland and West View - 1

Owton Manor - 1

Foggy Furze - 0

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