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Patient, 27, dies with coronavirus as hospital deaths rise again – Bristol Live

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/local-news/patient-27-dies-coronavirus-hospital-4888515

Covid deaths in English hospitals have risen by a further 884 people, including a 27-year-old.

Hospital deaths in the South West remain the lowest in England, accounting for four per cent of today’s fatalities – which also included a 38-year-old with no underlying health conditions. 

Of that total, 38 were in our region, 175 in the Midlands, 117 in the East of England and 209 in the South East.

Today’s (January 14) recorded death toll brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 58,712.

Patients were aged between 27 and 101 years old. All except 48 (aged 38 to 101 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 4 December 2020 to 13 January 2021, and their families have been informed.

The number of deaths of patients with Covid-19 by region are as follows:

  • East of England – 117
  • London – 185
  • Midlands – 175
  • North East & Yorkshire – 80
  • North West – 80
  • South East – 209
  • South West – 38
  • TOTAL 884

The figures follow Bristol recording it’s joint-highest number of daily deaths yesterday. Ten fatalities were confirmed in our city’s hospitals on January 13. All of the patients had tested positive for the virus within the past 28 days.

Covid rates per 100,000 people in Bristol, Gloucester and Sedgemoor remain some of the highest in the South West.

Bristol’s peaked at 505.2 on Wednesday, while Gloucester’s is 492.5 and Sedgmoor’s is 428.6.

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