Number of people who have died with Covid-19 in Newcastle-under-Lyme rises to 124


Five more people from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough have died with Covid-19.

Data released this morning by the Office for National Statistics shows the number of people who normally lived in the area who have died with coronavirus mentioned on their death certificate has risen to 124.

The statistics, which include all deaths up until June 5 and registered up to June 13, include three deaths in hospital, one in a care home and one in a hospice.

Since the start of the pandemic 75 people who usually lived in Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough have died with coronavirus in hospital – along with 42 in care homes, five at home, one at an ‘other communal establishment’ and one at a hospice.

In total 706 people who usually lived in Newcastle-under-Lyme have died of all causes since the start of 2020 – meaning Covid-19 has been registered as a cause of death in 17.56 per cent of all deaths in the borough since the start of the year.

As of yesterday – Monday June 15 – Public Health England said a total of 471 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough since the start of the outbreak, although the number of unconfirmed cases will be higher.

The confirmed number of recoveries is not available at a local authority level.

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Areas of Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough by number of deaths with Covid-19 by May 31  (note that this does not include the figures updated this week):

  • Bradwell: 19
  • Newcastle Town: 16
  • Chesterton and Knutton: 14
  • Newcastle West and Cross Heath: 11
  • Kidsgrove Central: 9
  • Audley and Bignall End: 8
  • Talke and Crackley: 8
  • Kidsgrove West (including areas of Talke): 6
  • Porthill: 6
  • Westlands and Seabridge: 6
  • Clayton and Langdale: 5
  • Kidsgrove East: 3
  • Loggerheads and Baldwins Gate: 3
  • Silverdale and Keele: 3
  • May Bank: 2
  • Madeley and Betley: 1

UK Overview:

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show that, of all deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales registered up to June 5 2020, 64 per cent (30,175 deaths) occurred in hospital.

A further 30 per cent (14,028 deaths) took place in care homes, with 5 per cent (2,152) in private homes, 1 per cent (640) in hospices, 0.5 per cent (214) in other communal establishments, and 0.4 per cent (178) elsewhere.

The number of excess deaths in the UK since the coronavirus outbreak began has passed 64,000.

Tuesday’s figures from the Office for National Statistics, which show 58,693 excess deaths in England and Wales between March 21 and June 5, follow figures last week showing the equivalent numbers for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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The National Records of Scotland found there were 4,769 excess deaths in Scotland between March 23 and June 7 while the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency put the figure for Northern Ireland at 940 excess deaths between March 21 and June 5.

Together, this means the total number of excess deaths in the UK across this period now stands at 64,402.

All figures are based on death registrations.

The number of deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK has now passed 53,000, according to the latest available data.

The total includes new figures published on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics, which show that 47,820 deaths involving Covid-19 had occurred in England and Wales up to June 5 (and had been registered by June 13).

Figures published last week by the National Records for Scotland showed that 4,000 deaths involving Covid-19 had been registered in Scotland up to June 7.

The latest figures from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, also published last week, showed 779 deaths involving Covid-19 had occurred in Northern Ireland up to June 5 (and had been registered up to June 10).

Together these figures mean that so far 52,599 deaths have been registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, including suspected cases.

Between June 6 and June 14, a further 430 hospital patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 died in England, according to NHS England; while a further 44 people in hospital and care homes who had tested positive for Covid-19 died in Wales, according to Public Health Wales.

And in Northern Ireland, a further four people who had tested positive for Covid-19 died between June 6 and June 14, according to the Northern Ireland Department of Health.

These add up to a further 478 deaths that have occurred since June 6, and together with the total figure of 52,599 registered deaths, mean the overall death toll for the UK is just over 53,000, at 53,077.

Details of deaths that took place in Scotland since the cut-off point for the latest registration data (June 7) are not available, because the Scottish Government does not report deaths by the date on which they occurred.





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