More than 670 cases of Covid-19 have now been confirmed across the Staffordshire County Council area.
A total of 673 tests have proved positive for coronavirus across the county – which includes all of Staffordshire except Stoke-on-Trent.
This is up from the 597 Public Health England confirmed in yesterday’s update.
In Stoke-on-Trent there are now 130 confirmed cases and Cheshire East has 226.
Birmingham still has the highest number of confirmed cases of any single local authority area in England – with 1,462 – while Staffordshire still has the second highest number of any local authority in the Midlands and 15th highest in England.
In other surrounding areas there are 555 confirmed cases in Derbyshire (excluding the 300 in the Derby local authority area), 354 in Wolverhampton and 174 in Shropshire.
As with all numbers regarding confirmed Covid-19 cases due to limited testing the actual number will be far higher.
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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