Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Stoke-on-Trent rises to 117



The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Stoke-on-Trent has risen to 117 – according to the latest figures released by Public Health England.

In the rest of Staffordshire the figure has risen to 597, with 209 reported in Cheshire East.

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

Birmingham has the highest number of confirmed cases of any single local authority area in England – with 1,372.

Stoke-on-Trent has fewer confirmed cases than many other cities in the Midlands including Wolverhampton (335), Coventry (277), Derby (263), Leicester (211) and Nottingham (204).

There have been 60 deaths at the UHNM Trust – which includes Royal Stoke University Hospital and Stafford County Hospital.

There have been a total of 26 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 12 deaths.

There have now been 55,242 confirmed cases across the country and 6,159 deaths across the UK.

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