Another 21 people in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire die after positive covid test



Another 21 people in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

The latest figures from Public Health England show another five people in Stoke-on-Trent have died within 28 days of receiving a positive coronavirus test result.

This means a total of 534 people have now passed away in hospitals, care homes, home, and all community facilities across the city since March last year.

There have been another 16 coronavirus-related deaths in the Staffordshire County Council area as of 4pm today (January 15).

There have now been a total of 1,693 coronavirus deaths in the county.

Across the county line in Cheshire East there have been another four coronavirus deaths bringing the total to 570.

Figures collated by In Your Area show there have been another nine deaths at Royal Stoke and County Hospitals bringing the death toll to 1,050.

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Across the United Kingdom there have been another 1,280 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours bringing the total to 87,295.

Here are the confirmed Covid-19 deaths by area as of January 15:

  • Stoke-on-Trent:    534    (up five from yesterday)
  • Newcastle    borough:    260   (up one from yesterday)
  • Staffordshire Moorlands   :    206   (up one from yesterday)
  • Stafford    borough:    266    (up one from yesterday)
  • Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent):   1,693   (up 16 from yesterday)
  • Cheshire East:    570   (up four from yesterday).

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Deaths with Covid-19 at local hospital trusts as of January 15:

  • University Hospitals of North Midlands    NHS    Trust:    1,050    (up nine from yesterday)
  • North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust:    12    (no change)
  • Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust:    44    (no change from yesterday)
  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:    359    (up four from yesterday)
  • East Cheshire NHS Trust:    228    (up two from yesterday)





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