Two Covid-related deaths recorded in Cornish hospitals in latest weekly figures | New
None have been recorded in Devon for the first time since last September
Two deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded at Cornwall hospital in the latest weekly figures.
No coronavirus-related deaths in Devon have been recorded – for the first time since mid-September
Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which relate to the week of May 15 to May 21 but recorded until May 29, show that none of the 196 deaths recorded in Devon had mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate.
There have been two of the 102 deaths in Cornwall for which Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate – both in hospital.
This is the fifth week in a row that there have been no care home deaths in both counties, and the tenth week in a row that the total number of Covid-related deaths was in single digits.
Figures for week 20 (May 15-21) show that the only Covid-19-related deaths involved a person from Cornwall in a hospital.
This is the first time in 34 weeks, since the week of September 19 to 25, where no deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded in Devon.
No deaths have been recorded so far in the Isles of Scilly, and there have been no deaths during the most recent week in Mid Devon, East Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge and West Devon (for the 2nd week in a row), Torbay for the 4th week in a row), Exeter (for the 7th week in a row), Torridge and Plymouth (for the 8th week in a row) and North Devon (for the 15th week in a row) were recorded .
Previous weeks have seen 1, 4, 2, 6, 3, 6, 6, 9, 12, 22, 44, 47, 85, 99, 146, 152, 78, 55, 32, 46, 48, 52, 43 , 43, 37, 24, 11, 13, 15, 6, 5, 2, 0, 3, 1, 2, 0, 1, 2, 1, 0, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 5, 1 , 7, 10, 11, 15, 38, 44, 70, 85, 107, 90, 60, 16 and nine registered deaths.
A total of 1,748 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Devon and Cornwall, including 961 in hospitals, 658 in nursing homes, 117 at home, five in a hospice, three in a communal facility and four ‘elsewhere’ .
Other communal establishments, as defined by the ONS, include defense bases, educational establishments, prisons (including probation / bail houses, prisons, detention centers and other detentions) , hotels, hostels, travel and temporary accommodation (including B&Bs, temporary shelter for the homeless and holiday parks), and religious premises.
The ONS defines elsewhere as all places not covered by the other definitions, such as deaths on a freeway, at the beach, while climbing a mountain, walking in the street, at the cinema, at a football match, while playing shopping or someone else’s house. home.
Of the deaths, 575 were recorded in Cornwall, 233 in Plymouth, 212 in East Devon, 168 in Torbay, 130 in Teignbridge, 128 in Exeter, 83 in Mid Devon, 71 in North Devon, 55 in Torridge, 53 in the south Hams, 40 in West Devon, and none in the Isles of Scilly.
So far in 2021, there have been 313 deaths in Cornwall, 94 in Plymouth, 88 in East Devon, 70 in Teignbridge, 59 in Torbay, 55 in Exeter, 36 in Mid Devon, 29 in South Hams, 14 in North Devon, 14 in Torridge and 12 in West Devon.
The figures indicate in which municipality the place of habitual residence of the deceased was located. For example, if someone died at Derriford Hospital but lived in West Devon, while the death may have been recorded in Plymouth, their death would be recorded in the mortality statistics for the ONS figures. against West Devon.
Deaths since May 21 will be recorded in figures for next week, as long as the deceased lived in Devon and Cornwall the death was recorded and Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
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