The NHS reported on Saturday that 14 more patients had died with coronavirus in hospitals in the Anglia region taking the total to 3,789.

It is the lowest daily figure of reported deaths in the region since 25th May. There were 17 deaths announced on Friday and 21 on Thursday.

The NHS reports daily figures of patients dying in hospitals around the region but it doesn't include those dying in care homes and the community.The total number of people dying in all settings in the Anglia region since the start of the pandemic is more than 5,300.

In Northamptonshire, health officials are warning the public to maintain strict social distancing and follow the lockdown rules that remain in place.

It comes the spread of the coronavirus in the county was failing to decline as fast as other parts of the country.

More than one quarter of the patients whose deaths were reported on Saturday in the seven counties of the Anglia region died in hospitals in Northamptonshire.

There were three patient deaths at Kettering General on 3rd and 4th June and a patient died at Northampton General on the 4th June.

In the seven days to Monday 1st June, 38 patients died in Northamptonshire hospitals compared to 32 the previous week.

Only a few hospital Trusts in the East of England reported any patients dying with Covid-19.

They were:

  • Basildon & Thurrock NHS Trust

  • Cambridge Universities NHS Trust, which runs Addenbrooke's

  • East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust, which operates Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals

  • North West Anglia NHS Trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon.

The map shows the number of people with coronavirus who have died in each county in the Anglia region since the start of the pandemic. Credit: Data from Office of National Statistics, the NHS and the Care Quality Commission.

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

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

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

  • 337 - East Suffolk & North Essex (up 1) which includes hospitals in Aldeburgh, Colchester, Felixstowe and Ipswich

  • 278 - Basildon Hospital (up 2)

  • 259 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)

  • 250 - Northampton General Hospital (up 1)

  • 222 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (up 2)

  • 212 - Southend Hospital (unchanged)

  • 201 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (unchanged)

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

  • 194 - Kettering General Hospital (up 3)

  • 180 - Bedford Hospital (unchanged)

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

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

  • 122 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)

  • 122 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (up 1)

  • 114 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (unchanged)

  • 102 - Milton Keynes Hospital (unchanged)

The graph shows a steady decline in the number of people dying in hospitals in the Anglia region with Covid-19. Credit: Data from NHS England
  • 76 - West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds (unchanged)

  • 25 - Norfolk Community Health (unchanged)

  • 24 - Fryatt Hospital, Harwich (unchanged)

  • 21 - Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)

  • 17 - Essex Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 10 - Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 8 - Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 8 - Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 6 - Braintree Community Hospital (unchanged)

  • 4 - Clacton Hospital (unchanged)

  • 3 - Beccles 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)

  • 140 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate without a positive test (an increase of 4 since yesterday)

There are concerns the number of patients dying in hospitals in Northamptonshire is not declining as fast as elsewhere in the region. Credit: Data from NHS England