The number of people to have tested positive for coronavirus in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire has increased in the past 24 hours.
Latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care reveal one more person has tested positive for Covid-19 in Stoke-on-Trent.
This means the total number of positive cases since March now stands at 1,703.
In Staffordshire there have now been an additional 13 cases meaning a total of 4,140 since the start of the pandemic.
Cheshire East has seen six new positive cases bringing the total to 2,398.
Across the United Kingdom there has now been 337,168 cases of coronavirus since recording began.
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The number of people to have died within 28 days of testing positive today across the United Kingdom was three.
There have been no new Covid-related deaths at our local hospitals.
Confirmed coronavirus cases as of August 28:
- Stoke-on-Trent : 1,703 (up one from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands: 405 (no change from yesterday)
- Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough: 859 (up four from yesterday)
- Stafford Borough: 614 (up three from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 2,398 (up six from yesterday)
- Staffordshire County (all Staffordshire authorities – including those in the south of the county – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 4,140 (up 13 from yesterday)
Deaths with Covid-19 at local hospital trusts:
- University Hospitals Of North Midlands NHS Trust (Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital): 355
- North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (Harplands Hospital): 6
- Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust ( Haywood Hospital, Leek Moorlands Hospital, Bradwell Hospital, Cheadle Hospital and more): 12
- Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Including Leighton Hospital in Crewe): 213
- East Cheshire NHS Trust ( Congleton War Memorial Hospital and Macclesfield District General Hospital): 146