Birmingham and the Midlands have recorded yet further coronavirus-linked deaths today as the UK toll rose once more.
NHS England updated its daily death toll on Wednesday, January 13, alongside Public Health Wales and the health bodies of Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Pressure mounted on the Government to act as hospitals across England warned of increasing strains on services due to Covid-19 patient numbers, which have reached their highest levels during the pandemic.
Latest figures showed that as of Tuesday, a further 1,243 people in the UK had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19.
And there was a a further 45,533 cases being confirmed by labs.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 99,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.
NHS England reports a further 1,012 COVID-19 hospital deaths occurring over 44 dates. 674 were reported last Wednesday, 494 two weeks ago & 416 three weeks ago.
Birmingham Community – 1
Chesterfield Royal – 7
Derbyshire Community Health Services – 1
George Eliot Nuneaton – 2
Kettering General – 8
Lincolnshire Community Health Services – 4
Midlands Partnership – 3
Northampton General – 11
Nottingham University – 7
Sandwell and West Birmingham – 8
Shrewsbury and Teklford – 4
South Warwickshire – 2
Dudley Group – 12
Royal Wolverhampton – 11
United Lincolnshire – 7
University Hospitals Birmingham – 30
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire – 5
University Hospitals Derby and Burton – 15
University Hospitals Leicester – 5
University Hospitals North Midlands- 15
Walsall Healthcare – 9
Worcestershire cute Hospitals – 29
Wye Valley – 5