Derbyshire’s latest coronavirus cases as death toll rises by 15

There have been another 15 deaths linked to Covid-19 recorded across Derbyshire in the past 24 hours, according to data released by NHS England today (December 22).

In the same time period, another 361 cases of coronavirus have been reported across Derby and the wider county.

The Government said a further 691 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 68,307.

It said that, as of 9am on Tuesday, there had been a further 36,804 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 2,110,314.

In Derby, there has been a rise of 95, bringing the total to 9,315.

Elsewhere, there were increases of 49 in South Derbyshire, 31 in North East Derbyshire and another 48 in Amber Valley.

Almost all of the fatalities were reported at Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, with 13 recorded.

While the other two were noted at Chesterfield Royal.

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Here is the breakdown for each local authority area:

  • Amber Valley – 4,281 (increase of 48)
  • Bolsover  – 3,017 (increase of 28)
  • Chesterfield  – 3,166 (increase of 35)
  • Derby  – 9,315 (increase of 95)
  • Derbyshire Dales – 1,421 (increase of 15)
  • Erewash – 3,356 (increase of 40)
  • High Peak – 2,682 (increase of 20)
  • North East Derbyshire – 3,314 (increase of 31)
  • South Derbyshire – 3,714 (increase of 49)

Locally, the number of Covid-related deaths since the start of the pandemic is as follows:

  • Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust  – 909  (increase of 13)
  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital – 201 ( increase of two )
  • Derbyshire Community Health Services – 25 (no change)
  • Derbyshire Healthcare – 2 (no change)

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 84,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

Courtesy of Derbyshire Live – Derby News