There have been another 20 coronavirus deaths across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire confirmed within the last 24 hours.
The latest data from Public Health England shows that three more people have died in Stoke-on-Trent within 28 days of receiving a positive coronavirus test.
It means that 673 people have now died having tested positive for coronavirus since the start of the pandemic in March.
Across the wider Staffordshire County Council area there have been another 17 coronavirus-related deaths confirmed in the last day.
It brings the total number of coronavirus deaths in the county to 2,227 since the start of the global pandemic.
Separate data shows there have been another nine coronavirus patients who have lost their lives at the Royal Stoke and County Hospitals. It means 1,323 patients have now died having tested positive for the virus.
Over the county border in Cheshire East there has been one more coronavirus death bringing the total to 767.
Across the United Kingdom there have been another 548 coronavirus deaths bringing the UK-wide total to 121,305.
It comes as 16,797 people across the country are currently in hospital having tested positive for the virus. Of these, 2,273 people are on ventilation.
Here’s the latest coronavirus deaths for February 23:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 673 (up three from yesterday)
- Newcastle borough: 337 (up three from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands: 263 (up one from yesterday)
- Stafford borough: 321 (up two from yesterday)
- Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 2,227 (up 17 from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 767 (up one from yesterday)
Deaths with Covid-19 at local hospital trusts as of February 23:
- University Hospitals Of North Midlands NHS Trust: 1,323 (up nine from yesterday)
- North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust: 13 (no change from yesterday)
- Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 53 (no change from yesterday)
- Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 465 (no change from yesterday)
- East Cheshire NHS Trust: 311 (up three from yesterday)