130 cases of Covid-19 now confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent



There are now 130 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Stoke-on-Trent – according to the latest figures from Public Health England.

This up from the 117 coronavirus cases confirmed as of yesterday’s update.

In the Staffordshire County Council area – which is all of the county apart from Stoke-on-Trent, the figure is up to 673, while in Cheshire East there are now 226.

As with all numbers regarding confirmed Covid-19 cases due to limited testing the actual number will be far higher.

Birmingham still has the highest number of confirmed cases of any single local authority area in England – with 1,462.

Birmingham aside, Stoke-on-Trent still has fewer cases than many other cities in the Midlands, including Wolverhampton (354), Derby (300), Coventry (295), Leicester (250) and Nottingham (232).

There have been 65 deaths at the UHNM Trust – which includes Royal Stoke University Hospital and Stafford County Hospital.

There have been a total of 29 deaths at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – which includes Crewe’s Leighton Hospital.

East Cheshire NHS Trust, which includes Macclesfield District General Hospital and Congleton War Memorial Hospital, has recorded 13 deaths.

There have now been 60,733 confirmed cases across the country and 7,097 deaths across the UK.

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