Three more coronavirus patients have died in hospitals in the Anglia region

More than 6,000 people have died with coronavirus in the Anglia region since the start of the pandemic. Credit: PA Images

The NHS reported at the weekend that three further patients had died with Covid-19 in hospitals in the Anglia region.

The deaths were at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital on Tuesday 4 August, at Bedford Hospital on Wednesday 5 August, at the North West Anglia NHS Trust, which runs Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon on Friday 7 August.

The NHS has reported in the past week that nine patients have died with coronavirus. That compares with 11 deaths announced in the previous seven days.


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

Since the start of the pandemic, 6,024 people have died with coronavirus in hospitals, care homes and in the community in the area.

The total figure includes people who have died without a positive test for Covid-19 but where the condition was declared on death certificates.

Positive tests for coronavirus in the Anglia region since the start of the pandemic (Data from Public Health England)

  • 4,311 cases in Bedfordshire - 639 cases per 100,000

  • 3,837 cases in Cambridgeshire - 448 cases per 100,000

  • 7,059 cases in Essex - 382 cases per 100,000

  • 4,375 cases in Hertfordshire - 368 cases per 100,000

  • 898 cases in Milton Keynes - 333 cases per 100,000

  • 2,936 cases in Norfolk - 323 cases per 100,000

  • 3,712 cases in Northamptonshire - 493 cases per 100,000

  • 101 cases in Rutland - 253 cases per 100,000

  • 2,712 cases in Suffolk - 356 cases per 100,000

The rate of confirmed cases in England is 477 per 100,000.