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30 more hospital patients die with coronavirus in the Anglia region

The number of deaths of hospital patients with coronavirus in the Anglia region is now more than 3,400. Credit: PA Images

A further 30 patients have died with Covid-19 in hospitals in the Anglia region according to figures released by NHS England.

In the past week, an average of 28 patients a day have died with coronavirus in the hospitals in the Anglia region compared with 32 a day the previous week.

Since Monday, the NHS has announced 182 people have passed away in the region:

  • 15 on Monday
  • 28 on Tuesday
  • 48 on Wednesday
  • 34 on Thursday
  • 27 on Friday

The total number of patients dying with the disease since the start of the pandemic in hospitals in the area is 3,442.

The NHS figures do not include those who pass away in care homes or in the community. That information is available at a local level only on a weekly basis.

When the data released by the Office of National Statistics on Tuesday is included, the regional death toll rises to more than 4,800.

There were six more deaths reported in Northamptonshire with three at Kettering General and three at Northampton General on 20th and 21st May.

Southend Hospital in Essex reported four more patients had lost their lives with coronavirus taking the hospital's total to 197. Two of patients died recently but two died at the end of April but have only just been included in the statistics.

A further two patients died at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge; they died on the 18th and 19th May. The hospital has seen 117 deaths of coronavirus patients.

Across England, a further 157 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 25,544.

NHS England said the patients were aged between 12 and 100 years old and seven of them, aged between 57 and 88, had no known underlying health condition.

In the past week an average of 28 patients a day have died with coronavirus in the hospitals in the Anglia region compared with 32 a day the previous week. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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

Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Friday 22 May 2020 released on Saturday

  • 343 - West Hertfordshire NHS Trust including Watford General (up 3)
  • 316 - East Suffolk & North Essex (up 1) which includes Ipswich Hospital, Colchester Hospital and Aldeburgh Hospital
  • 262 - Basildon Hospital (unchanged)
  • 222 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)
  • 222 - Northampton General Hospital (up 3)
  • 199 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (up 1)
  • 197 - Southend Hospital (up 4)
  • 188 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (up 3)
  • 178 - Mid Essex, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (unchanged)
  • 157 - Bedford Hospital (unchanged)
  • 157 - Kettering General Hospital (up 3)
  • 145 - East & North Herts including the Lister Hospital, Stevenage (up 1)
  • 134 - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn (unchanged)
  • 117 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (up 2)
  • 116 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)
  • 107 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (unchanged)
  • 101 - Milton Keynes Hospital (unchanged)
The map shows the number of patients with coronavirus who have died in hospital in each county in the Anglia region. Credit: Data from NHS England
  • 63 - West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds (unchanged)
  • 21 - Fryatt Hospital, Harwich (unchanged)
  • 21 - Norfolk Community Health (up 2)
  • 19 - Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)
  • 16 - Essex Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)
  • 10 - Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)
  • 8 - Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (unchanged)
  • 6 - Braintree Community Hospital (unchanged)
  • 4 - Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust (unchanged)
  • 3 - Beccles Hospital (unchanged)
  • 3 - Clacton Hospital (unchanged)
  • 2 - Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Trust (unchanged)
  • 2 - St Peter's Hospital, Maldon (unchanged)
  • 1 - Halstead Hospital (unchanged)
  • 1 - Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Trust (unchanged)
  • 101 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate without a positive test (an increase of 7 since yesterday)

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