NHS England has confirmed that no further COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded at hospitals in Herefordshire (Wye Valley NHS Trust) meaning that the total number of COVID-19 related deaths recorded at hospitals in the county since the start of the pandemic remains at 73.
NHS England has reported 222 new COVID-19 related deaths. Last Sunday, NHS England reported 132 COVID-19 related deaths.
COVID-19 all announced deaths
The total announced file is updated daily and contains information on the deaths of patients who have died in hospitals in England and either tested positive for COVID-19 or where no positive test result was received for COVID-19, but COVID-19 was mentioned on their death certificate. All deaths are recorded against the date of death rather than the day the deaths were announced. This file contains breakdowns by region, age group and NHS trust for those who tested positive for COVID-19. This file also contains a breakdown by region for those where no positive result was received, but COVID-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.
The weekly announced file is updated on a weekly basis and contains information on the deaths of patients who have died in hospitals in England and tested positive for COVID-19. This file contains breakdowns by ethnicity, gender and age group, presence of a pre-existing condition and age group, and certain pre-existing conditions.