Latest data on the number of people who have died with Covid in the Anglia region

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More than 17,200 people have died with coronavirus in the Anglia region since the pandemic started in March 2020.

The NHS releases daily figures of those dying in hospital with coronavirus and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) collates information on death registrations every week.

The weekly data from the ONS includes people who have died in any location, not just hospitals. It includes deaths in care homes, hospices and those who die at home. It relies on the deaths being officially registered so there is a time lag of up to a fortnight before the information is released.

The ONS data includes those who have died with Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate.

17,281

Number of people in the Anglia region who have died with Covid-19

According to the ONS figures released on Tuesday 12 April, the number of people dying with coronavirus in the Anglia region had fallen for the tenth consecutive week.

The weekly total of those dying with Covid-19 mentioned on their death certificate was at its lowest since September 2020 although the ONS warns that it has issued provisional figures which will be affected by register offices being closed over the Easter break.

At the peak of the second wave of the pandemic, 1,486 people died with coronavirus in the Anglia region in a single week in January.

The number of people dying with coronavirus in the Anglia region has declined for the tenth week in a row Credit: Data from the Office for National Statistics

The latest weekly data to 2 April revealed 15 people had died in the region compared to 72 in the previous week.

The highest death rate in the Anglia region has been in the Tendring area of Essex where there have been 444 deaths per 100,000 in the population. Cambridge has seen the lowest rate with 106 deaths per 100,000.

The average for the Anglia region is 237 deaths per 100,000.

Clickable map showing the number of people who have died with coronavirus in each local council area of the Anglia region

The darker shading on the map indicates the areas where there have been more deaths per 100,000 people in the population


Deaths in hospitals in the ITV Anglia region

Although NHS England reports daily death figures for patients in hospital, it is not the number of people who have died that day - the deaths may have occurred over a number of the previous days.

12

Coronavirus deaths in hospitals in the Anglia region reported by the NHS on 17 April

57

Total coronavirus deaths so far in April in hospitals in the Anglia region

353

Total coronavirus deaths in March in hospitals in the Anglia region

1,528

Total coronavirus deaths in February in hospitals in the Anglia region


Bar charts showing the number of coronavirus deaths in each part of the Anglia region

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The Anglia region consists of the East of England counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk along with Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes and Rutland


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