The NHS announced on Saturday that a further ten Covid-19 patients had died in hospitals in the Anglia region.

It follows seven deaths reported in the area on Friday and eight on Thursday.

The total number of patients dying in the hospitals in the Anglia region has now reached 4,068 and the total number of deaths in all settings, including care home, hospitals and in the community is 5,837.

Southend Hospital in Essex reported that six more Covid-19 patients had died there between 27th June and 2nd July. There have now been 241 deaths of patients with coronavirus at that unit.

The other NHS Trusts to see more patients passing away with the illness were the Luton & Dunstable in Bedfordshire, the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust and the West Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

The UK coronavirus death toll has risen by a further 67, according to the latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care .

The latest reported deaths brings the total number of patients who have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for Covid-19 in the UK to 44,198.

The government figures do not include all deaths involving Covid-19 across the UK, which are thought to have passed 55,000 according to Office for National Statistics data.

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

Hospitals or NHS Trusts in the Anglia region with more than 100 coronavirus deaths

Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Friday 3rd July 2020 released on Saturday

  • 365 - West Hertfordshire NHS Trust including Watford General (up 1 since yesterday)

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

  • 304 - Basildon Hospital (unchanged)

  • 298 - Northampton General Hospital (unchanged)

  • 278 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (up 1)

  • 241 - Southend Hospital (up 6)

  • 233 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (unchanged)

  • 213 - Kettering General Hospital (unchanged)

  • 215 - Bedford Hospital (unchanged)

  • 201 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (unchanged)

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

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

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

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

  • 123 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)

  • 117 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (unchanged)

  • 103 - Milton Keynes Hospital (unchanged)

  • 180 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate but without a positive test (an increase of 1 since yesterday)

A further 55 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the Anglia region in 24 hours according to daily figures published by Public Health England. There were 18 more cases in Essex and 13 more in Northamptonshire.

The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Anglia region since the start of the pandemic is now 27,366.

Nearly 10,000 more cases of coronavirus were added to the regional figures on Thursday when the government started including tests carried out in the community and mobile test centre. Previously only positive tests carried out in a government laboratory were counted in local totals.

There were an additional 410 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the Anglia region in the week ending Sunday 28 June compared to 680 new cases the week before.

The map shows the number confirmed coronavirus cases in each county in the Anglia region since the start of the pandemic. Credit: Data from Public Health England

Bedfordshire is the unitary areas of Bedford, Luton and Central Bedfordshire. Essex includes Southend and Thurrock. Cambridgeshire includes Peterborough.

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