44 new covid cases recorded in this area of Teesside

Another covid-19 death has been reported at a Teesside hospital, as more than 80 people tested positive for the virus.

The death was recorded on March 28 at South Tees NHS Foundation Trust which runs James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

The daily figures show there were 81 new cases, with more than half of those in the Stockton authority area where 44 positive tests were recorded.

Here’s the total number of cases that have been found since March in each area plus the new cases recorded on Wednesday.

As it stands, there have been 610 deaths at South Tees Trust.

North Tees Trust, which operates the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton, has also recorded a total of 522 fatalities since the start of the pandemic, bringing the overall Teesside total to 1,132.

The last covid -related death recorded at North Tees was on March 13.

Across England, a further 31 people who tested positive for covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 86,265.

Patients were aged between 57 and 100-years-old. All except two, aged 57 to 83-years-old, had known underlying health conditions.

The date of death ranges from April 3, 2020, March 30, 2021 with the majority being on or after March 27.

Seven of the deaths were in the North East and Yorkshire.

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