Derbyshire coronavirus update as one further death is recorded

There has been one further coronavirus-related death recorded in Derbyshire, according to the latest data from NHS England on Friday (October 15).

The fatality was registered at Chesterfield Royal Hospital where 441 people have now died from the virus.

According to NHS England, 2,205 people have now died from the virus across the region’s NHS trusts.

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Today’s coronavirus update has also revealed that 876 new cases of coronavirus were found across the county – a slight rise from yesterday’s 885.

Derby had the highest number of new cases, after 172 positive tests were returned.

High Peak had the second highest daily number of cases with 98 new cases.

Erewash had the fewest new cases with 70.

Nationally the Government said a further 135 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 138,379.

As of 9am on Friday, there had been a further 44,932 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK, the Government said.

The total number of cases reported in Derbyshire since the start of the pandemic, indicating the totals for each area and the change in the last 24 hours, as of October 14:

  • Amber Valley – 16,542 (+85)
  • Chesterfield – 11,901 (+88)
  • Derbyshire Dales – 7,060 (+81)
  • South Derbyshire – 13,905 (+74)
  • Bolsover – 11,078 (+80)
  • North East Derbyshire – 12,282 (+128)
  • Erewash – 14,882 (+70)
  • Derby – 35,350 (+172)
  • High Peak – 11,752 (+98)

Locally, the number of Covid-related hospital deaths since the start of the pandemic is as follows (this data is not updated at weekends or on bank holidays):

  • Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust – 1,722

  • Derbyshire Healthcare – 2

  • Derbyshire Community Health Services – 40

  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital – 441 (+1)

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Courtesy of Derbyshire Live – Derby News