The number of patients who have died with coronavirus in hospitals in the Anglia region has reached 938 with an additional 122 deaths announced by NHS England on Good Friday.

The figures cover the period from the start of the Covid-19 outbreak until 5pm on Thursday 9 April and do not include people who pass away in care homes or in the community.

The increase announced on Friday is only slightly less than the 129 deaths in the Anglia region recorded in Thursday's figures. That was the largest daily increase in the region since the coronavirus outbreak started.

The total number of deaths at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow has now reached 100 with a further 10 announced today.

There were 21 more deaths recorded at the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust which runs the two hospitals in Ipswich and Colchester.

Across England, there has been another big rise in the number of deaths with 866 declared on Friday taking the total to 8,114.

NHS England said: "Patients were aged between 27 and 100 years old. 56 of the 866 patients (aged between 40 and 93 years old) had no known underlying health condition."

The number of deaths of hospital patients with coronavirus in the Anglia region is now more than 900. Credit: Scott Wilson/PA Wire/PA Images

Total number of deaths of patients with Covid-19 at hospitals in the Anglia region

Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Thursday 9 April 2020 released on Friday

  • 100 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (up 10 since yesterday)

  • 97 - Basildon Hospital (up 11)

  • 87 - East Suffolk & North Essex, including 50 at Colchester hospital and 37 at Ipswich hospital (up 21)

  • 84 - West Herts including Watford General (up 22)

  • 61 - Mid Essex, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (up 6)

  • 55 - East & North Herts including the Lister Hospital, Stevenage (up 4)

  • 51 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)

  • 49 - Southend Hospital (up 1)

  • 47 - Northampton General Hospital (up 11)

  • 45 - Milton Keynes Hospital (up 2)

  • 40 - Bedford Hospital (up 7)

  • 40 - Kettering General Hospital (up 6)

  • 38 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (up 7)

  • 34 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)

  • 30 - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn (unchanged)

  • 29 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (up 6)

  • 24 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (up 6)

  • 11 - West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds (unchanged)

  • 7 - Essex Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 4 - Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge (up 1)

  • 2 - Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (up 1)

  • 1 - Clacton Hospital (unchanged)

  • 1 - Fryatt Hospital, Harwich (unchanged)

  • 1 - Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)

Empty streets in Cambridge as people heed the 'Stay at home' rules. Credit: Matthew Hudson/ITV News Anglia

The number of hospital admissions in the Anglia region appears to be slowing but the number of confirmed cases is still rising.

The total number of cases in the Anglia region has now reached 5,498 by 9 am on Friday 10 April. That was an increase 514 or 10% since Thursday.

The total number of cases in the region has doubled since last Friday.

Essex has the most cases in the Anglia region with more than 1,500 cases but the biggest daily rise since yesterday was in Suffolk where it was up 15% to 360.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Anglia region at 9am on Friday was 5,498. Credit: Data from Public Health England

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the Anglia region by 9am on Friday 10 April 2020

Data from Public Health England

  • Bedfordshire - 613 cases (up 66 since yesterday)

  • Cambridgeshire - 419 cases (up 44)

  • Essex - 1,567 cases (up 123)

  • Hertfordshire - 1,179 cases (up 89)

  • Milton Keynes - 239 cases (up 18)

  • Norfolk - 486 cases (up 48)

  • Northamptonshire - 626 cases (up 79)

  • Rutland - 9 cases (up 1)

  • Suffolk - 360 cases (up 46)

The Bedfordshire figures are the local authorities of Bedford, Luton and Central Bedfordshire combined. Cambridgeshire includes Peterborough and Essex includes Southend and Thurrock.

The number of postive coronavirus tests in the Anglia region rose by 10% between Thursday and Friday. Credit: Data from Public Health England

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