A total of 3,506 patients have died in hospitals in the Anglia region with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

NHS England announced a further 18 deaths in the region on Tuesday following 11 deaths announced on Monday and 35 on Sunday.

In the past seven days, 203 patients have died. An average of 26 patients a day have been dying in region in the past ten days compared to 37 during the previous ten days.

The Official of National Statistics has also released new figures which reveal that the death toll in all settings in the Anglia region, including care homes and the community, has reached more than 5,000.

NHS staff carry out coronavirus tests at a testing facility in Lincolnshire. Credit: PA Images

A further three patients died at Northampton General Hospital on Saturday taking the total number of deaths since 226.

Bedford Hospital saw an additional three patients dying with coronavirus between 19th and 22nd May.

The North West Anglia NHS Trust, which runs Peterborough City and Hinchinbrooke hospitals in Huntingdon, reported a further five patients dying on 24th and 25th May taking the total for the Trust to 196.

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

Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Monday 25 May 2020 released on Tuesday

  • 346 - West Hertfordshire NHS Trust including Watford General (unchanged since yesterday)

  • 320 - East Suffolk & North Essex (up 2) which includes Ipswich Hospital, Colchester Hospital and Aldeburgh Hospital

  • 267 - Basildon Hospital (unchanged)

  • 235 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)

  • 226 - Northampton General Hospital (up 3)

  • 199 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (unchanged)

  • 197 - Southend Hospital (unchanged)

  • 196 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (up 5)

  • 179 - Mid Essex, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (unchanged)

  • 160 - Bedford Hospital (up 3)

  • 164 - Kettering General Hospital (unchanged)

  • 146 - East & North Herts including the Lister Hospital, Stevenage (unchanged)

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

  • 117 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)

  • 117 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (up 1)

  • 111 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (up 2)

  • 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
  • 67 - West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds (up 1)

  • 22 - Fryatt Hospital, Harwich (up 1)

  • 21 - Norfolk Community Health (unchanged)

  • 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)

  • 5 - 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)

  • 104 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate without a positive test (no change since yesterday)

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